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Capt. Parker’s New Clothes

You think it’s easy to dress a bronze statue?

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It Takes A Nation To Build An Attraction

You could say that the building of the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is a national effort. Our film was shot in Virginia, our CEO works on this out of his office in Key West and we have an … Continue reading

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Wrinkles

Unless you are a Shar pei, no one likes wrinkles. But when you are working on a bronze statue of Capt. John Parker you have to have them to make the statue look real. Watch Susie Chisholm as shows how … Continue reading

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Up Goes the Barge!

Wow, if you want to see some nail biting video, take a look at these clips. The walls of the barge were lowered into place this past Friday. There is no room for error! So join Executive Director, Shawn Ford … Continue reading

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And Here Comes the Barge

While we have been watching the progress of the gift shop, the ships, the bronze statue and the movie, we are getting our first glimpse of the building of barge that will house the museum, tea room and Minuteman Theater. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Sam Adams!

One of the great leaders of the republican movement and independence from Britain, Samuel Adams was born on this day in 1722 in Boston, MA. A Harvard man, Adams was was brewer, business man, tax collector and one of the … Continue reading

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The Scary Stage…Anatomy 101

Well, Capt. Parker is really starting to take shape. Sculptress Susie Chisholm is putting the final touches on Capt. Parker’s body to get his shape just the way she wants it. Once the body is done, she will start sculpting … Continue reading

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Fun With Clay!

We are continuing the progress of Susie Chisholm creating a bronze statue of Capt. John Parker.

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More Great Stuff From Susie Chisholm…

We’ve got two more videos to share with you on the creation of the bronze statue of Capt. John Parker outside the Minuteman Theater for our new Boston museum.

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Exactly How Does One Create a Bronze Statue?

As we mentioned in our last post, we are working with an amazing sculptress from Savannah, Susie Chisholm. She is creating a bronze stature of Capt. John Parker for the outside of the Minuteman Theater. Susie has been kind enough … Continue reading

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