Almost 238 years ago King George sent his army to the new land to confiscate the Colonists’ guns. Red Coats, dressed in their best, did as they were told and marched on the farmers, merchants, doctors and lawyers who lived in the colonies. But the farmers and others were ready – they stood firm and refused to give up their weapons. They knew if they complied with the demands of the King, they would have no way to protect themselves and their families. They were smart! They gathered in small villages, in town halls, in taverns, on farms and shared a common message – Stand Firm, Stand Together, Don’t Waiver.