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NHS Resource Center

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82 Touro Street
Newport, 02840

December 2021

Reevaluating Our French Allies

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
NHS Resource Center, 82 Touro Street
Newport, 02840
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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…

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January 2022

Loyalist Women in 18th Century Newport

January 20, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
NHS Resource Center, 82 Touro Street
Newport, 02840
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RSVP to esulock@newporthistory.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…

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