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Sat, Sep 07

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America Museum

Rebels of the American Revolution-Colonel Eliphalet & Colonel Jedediah Elderkin

A series of presentations about local heroes whom were crucial in our country's fight for freedom. Every first Saturday of the month from April to October. Sponsored by the Partnership for the Arts, Culture, History and Tourism.

Rebels of the American Revolution-Colonel Eliphalet & Colonel Jedediah Elderkin
Rebels of the American Revolution-Colonel Eliphalet & Colonel Jedediah Elderkin

Time & Location

Sep 07, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

America Museum, 47 Crescent St, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA

About the event

The  America Museum will feature a dramatic presentation featuring the two  wives of these rebelling patriots.  Lynn Hinckley and Ida Ransom from  the Anne Wood Elderkin Chapter DAR will discuss their strengths,  challenges and accomplishments.  Colonel Dyer, historian Bev York, will  relay his travels and experiences while representing the colony.  The  4th grandson of Colonel Dyer will also be there to share stories.  Admission is free, donations always gladly  accepted. Have a look at some of the other programs going on this year  locally on the first Saturday of each month.

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