The Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company

The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company (AHAC) of Boston, Massachusetts, was founded in 1637. Its founder was a former member of the HAC and it is the oldest military body in North America. Since 1887 delegations from the ‘Ancients’ have frequently visited the HAC in London, while the first of many visits to Boston by members of the HAC took place in 1903.