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Rosies Invade the Yard – A Celebration of the Shipbuilding Women of the Navy

Free
August 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - August 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Every year until August 11, 2019
Charlestown Navy Yard
114 16th Street, Boston, MA 02129 United States
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Join us for a two-day extravaganza celebrating the role of women workers at the Charlestown Navy Yard! Thousands of women worked at the Charlestown Navy Yard during World War II. The Yard's newspaper called them SWONs: the Shipbuilding Women of the Navy. They fulfilled roles from painters to welders, and riveters to sheet metal workers. Their efforts played a critical role in the outcome of the war and left a lasting mark on American history. Come join us in remembering… » Learn More
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