Roseburg students this week re-created a day when colonists went about their business — making candles, baking bread and igniting the American Revolution. For the second year, Roseburg Junior Academy, a Seventh-day Adventist school, held a Colonial Day. This year, Principal Dan Wilbanks built a replica of Buckman Tavern, where rebels gathered before sunrise on April 19, 1775, to await the British Army marching toward Lexington to confiscate their guns. Before the day was over, the shot heard around the world had been fired and blood had been spilled at the Battles of Lexington and Concord. “We chose Buckman Tavern …
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