Historical Society Celebrates the Treaty of Watertown

Edmund Fowle House – The Historical Society of Watertown held its annual celebration of two of the most historical dates in Watertown’s History. Firstly, colonial reenactors gathered at the Edmund Fowle House to commemorate the first time the Declaration of Independence was read to the citizens of Watertown on July 18th, 1776.

Secondly, the event also celebrates the treaty of Watertown. Signed between the United States and the St. John’s and Mi’kmaq Native American Tribes of Nova Scotia, the treaty was the first treaty signed between the United States and a foreign power. Representatives from these tribes come to Watertown each year to celebrate this occasion by making speeches and playing music.

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Produced by Ashley Hardy, Videographer
Filmed on July 16, 2016

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