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Event name

Treason! - How Local Leaders of Montgomery County Helped Launch the American Revolution

When

Thu 04 / 29 / 2021
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Where

Zoom

Who can attend

Open to all

Price

FREE

Treason! - How Local Leaders of Montgomery County Helped Launch the American Revolution

This session will be presented by Susan Cooke Soderberg of the Montgomery County Historical Society. Learn about 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 a revolt against Great Britain; who the leaders were; how they fought in the Revolution; and how they contributed to the newly forming government of the State of Maryland. Among others, the well-known surnames, Brooke, Wooten, Thomas, Magruder, Bowie, and Griffith will be featured.

SPONSOR:   The Village at Kentlands and Lakelands
REGISTRATION:  Required, by April 28, to Treason!