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Tuesday Talks: Treason!

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Beall-Dawson Museum, 103 W. Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Treason! — How local leaders helped launch the American RevolutionPresented by: Susan Cooke SoderbergThis presentation will describe the Repudiation Act of November 23, 1765, and the Hungerford Resolves of June 11, 1774; what led the citizens of what is now Montgomery County into an armed revolt against Great Britain; who the leaders were; how they […]

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Treason! — How local leaders helped launch the American Revolution

Presented by: Susan Cooke Soderberg

This presentation will describe the Repudiation Act of November 23, 1765, and the Hungerford Resolves of June 11, 1774; what led the citizens of what is now Montgomery County into an armed revolt against Great Britain; who the leaders were; how they fought in the Revolution; and how they contributed to the newly forming independent government of the state of Maryland. The well-known County surnames Brooke, Wooton, Thomas, Magruder, Bowie, and Griffith will be featured among others.

 

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