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Life on Prison Ships; free historical presentation
November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Think back to the Revolutionary War; colonist Americans were fighting for freedom. Some were captured, becoming prisoners of war. Hear the story of “Life on Prison Ships” from historians Joseph and Dolores McDevitt at Keystone Villa at Fleetwood on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 2 p.m.
Remember those who paved the way for us to pursue life, liberty, and happiness! The McDevitts tell the story of life aboard a British prison ship, the horrid living conditions, and how one prisoner, Robert Sheffield of Stonington, Connecticut, escaped in 1778.
Limited seating is available. RSVP by Nov. 22; please call Danielle or Jackie at 484-637-8200.