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First in person lecture since March 2020! On Thursday December 2, 2021 Norman Desmarais will present the talk Reevaluating Our French Allies. This program, the NHS’s first in person lecture since March 2020, will discuss recent discoveries about the Count de Rochambeau’s army that counter popular assumptions about the French participation in America’s War for Independence. This talk, based on research from his new book, The Road to Yorktown: The French Campaigns in the American Revolution, 180-1783, will focus primarily…Find out more »
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Imagine packing up all of your belongings, a young child in tow, and boarding a ship to leave your hometown- uncertain if you would ever return. This was the experience of some female Loyalists in Revolutionary-era Newport who left the town due to their association with Loyalism, either due to their own beliefs or their male relatives’ affiliations. Loyalist women were often in a precarious situation; they could not vote, fight, or legislate but they still experienced…Find out more »