Jamestown Historical Society

Battery Day 2015 Videos

The 2015 Conanicut Battery Day was held Saturday, June 6th. The Jamestown Community Band welcomed the guests, which was followed by a Canon Salute by the Artillery Company of Newport. The Band saluted the raising of the French flag by playing Le Marseillaise.

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