May 22nd: Falmouth Walk for History

Walk for History—Sunday, May 22, 2016, 8:00-11:00 am

FALMOUTH HISTORY WALK IS ON FOR MAY 22!

The Museums on the Green invites you to the first  “Falmouth History Walk” on Sunday, May 22nd.  Along the 5k (3.1 miles) walk you will meet costumed characters from Falmouth’s history. You can come in costume, too, or just come as you are.  Prizes will be awarded for best costumes, but chiefly the walk is intended for all, especially families, to participate and appreciate our local history.  Beginning and ending at the Museums on the Green, the path will travel past a number of historic homes and sites in Falmouth. Along the way, at various venues, there will be costumed re-enactors and signs  to signifythat the particular location is of historical importance. You are going to meet pirates, complete with their ship, along the route.

Walkers can go at their own pace. Self-timed runners are also welcome.  Refreshments and a takeaway item will be presented at the finish line.  All funds benefit the Museums on the Green, home of the Falmouth Historical Society.

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m..  The walk begins at 9 a.m.  Participants are asked to park at the Lawrence School, 113 Lakeview, Falmouth, and walk across the field to the registration area at the Museums on the Green.  There is no on-street parking available, and no parking in the Congregational Church parking lot.

FalmouthHistoricalWalk2916The walk route:

  • Katharine Lee Bates Road to Shore Road extension
  • Cross Main Street to Shore Street
  • Shore Street to Surf Drive
  • Surf Drive to Mill Road
  • Mill Road to Locust Street
  • Locust Street to West Main Street
  • West Main Street to Hewins Street to Museums on the Green

 

 

Advance registration fee is $ 15 per entrant; $ 30 for immediate families of three or more. Registration fee at the event is $20 per entrant or $40 for immediate families of three or more. To register, fill out the information below, or print registration form and mail with check to Museums on the Green, PO Box 174, Falmouth, MA 02541.

History Walk Registration Form

 

Please click HERE to read FALMOUTH WALK FOR HISTORY 2016 RELEASE FORM

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I represent that I am in good health and in proper physical condition and state of mind to participate in the Walk and accept sole responsibility for my own well-being, conduct, and actions while participating in the Walk and the well-being, conduct and actions of any minors that accompany me during the Walk. I agree to abide by the decision of any Walk official or public safety officer relative to my ability to safely complete the Walk, further acknowledging that I assume all risk associated with the Walk and am solely responsible for knowing whether I should withdraw from the Walk at any time due to weather, health or wellness considerations.

Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, I hereby expressly assume all risks of participating in the Walk and any pre- or post-Walk activities for both myself and for any minors that may accompany me. Further, for myself and for my spouse, children, guardians, heirs and next of kin, and any legal and personal representatives, I hereby waive and release and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Museums on the Green, Inc., the Town of Falmouth, Massachusetts, and all of their sponsors, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives and successors (collectively and individually, as the context may require, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, or liabilities of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of my participation in the Walk and any pre- and post-Walk activities, even though such claim, cause of action or liability may arise in whole or in part out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the Released Parties.

I grant to Museums on the Green and its sponsors and licensees the exclusive right to the free use of my image, name, my voice, and/or my picture or recording in any broadcast, telecast, advertising, promotion or other account of the Walk. I acknowledge that my entry fee is non-refundable, including if the race is cancelled. I agree I will not chargeback or dispute the relevant credit card transaction. Issuance of a Walk number is a license, only, revocable in the discretion of the Walk in the event of my violation of any law or any Walk policy, including disruption of the Walk, or my failure to follow directions given by public safety officials or Walk officials.
By proceeding with this event registration, I agree that the terms of this Registration Agreement shall apply equally to me and to any third parties for whom you are acting as agent. I represent and warrant that if I am registering a child under eighteen (18) years of age I am the parent or legal guardian of such child. Further, in consideration of the entry of any child under the age of eighteen (18), I, as the parent or legal guardian of the entrant, agree to all the conditions hereof on behalf of the entrant, intending them to be bound fully by the terms hereof, and agreeing to the above on my own behalf, according to the terms stated herein.

ADVANCE ENTRY FEE:
 $15 per registrant $30 families of two or more

Please enclose check payable to Museums on the Green
Mail to: P. O. Box 174, Falmouth, MA 02541

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Participants are encouraged–but it is certainly not necessary–to wear costumes as they do their walk, of any period in Falmouth history (from 1686 to the 1960’s). Prizes for the best costumes will be awarded.  Need ideas as to what people wore during a certain era?  Click on below for links to historical dress from various periods:Colonial ClothingRevolutionary War EraVictorian Era

Civil War Era

Roaring Twenties

World War 2 Era

1950’s Clothing

1960’s Clothing