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The Springfield Armory, Plants Go To War

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

It’s International Picnic Day! Pack your picnic basket and join us on our historic grounds as author Judith Sumner discusses military history from the perspective of plant science. Learn how plants supplied materials with key roles in victory. *Book will be available for purchase.

ABOUT THE PARK: Springfield Armory National Historic Site is the location of the nation’s first armory (1794 – 1968) and was established by George Washington. The site includes historic grounds, buildings, and the world’s largest historic American military firearms collection.


June 18
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


The Springfield Armory National Historic Site
One Armory Square, Suite 2
Springfield, MA 01105
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(413) 734-8551
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