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Come join us for an evening of
Fun, Frivolity and Libations
at the S & W Howard Store & Tavern
Please join us as we continue celebrating the

Fort Western Museum’s 100th Anniversary

Date: August 20, 2022

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Where: Fort Western Living History Museum

   16 Cony Street, Augusta

Cost: $100.00 per person

Each patron will receive a one-of-a-kind S & W Howard Store & Tavern Tankard.  These tankards are hand-made by Sprinkle Pottery in Texas and reflect archaeological examples found in the Fort Western Archaeological Collection.

You will also receive 1 shilling and 12 pence to use in the purchase of a drink and to participate in period games of chance including dice and card games, board games and lawn games.  The pillory will be used for any guest not following the Tavern Rules! Patrons can use their coins to pay to place other guests in the pillory for not following the Rules:  3 pence for 5 minutes; and, those placed in the pillory can pay 6 pence to get out early after 1 minute.

For each game won, the winner will be able to place their name in one of two baskets to be drawn at the end of each hour.

A light repast of cheese, breads, sweetmeats and seasonal fruits will be served.

Drink choices will include:

    • Alcohol (3 pence each): Pale Ale, Hard Cider, Port, Mead, Old Salem Smash (rum & sugar)
    • Temperance (1 pence each): Cider, Lemonade
    • Entertainment will be provided.

For each game won, the winner will be able to place their name in one of two baskets to be drawn at the end of each hour.

To purchase tickets call 207-626-2385

To preserve, protect and interpret the 1754 National Historic Landmark
Fort
, Store, House and Tenement on the Kennebec River
in Maine's Capitol City.