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Lydia Darragh: Quaker Spy of the Revolution

Presented by Dr. Jack Briggs

2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Lydia Darragh: Quaker Spy of the Revolution Lydia Darragh was a wife, mother, midwife, and devout Quaker who lived in Philadelphia during the American Revolution. She was also a spy. Explore From Home - Virtual Program

Tuesday, March 09
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-09 19:00:00 2021-03-09 20:00:00 America/New_York Lydia Darragh: Quaker Spy of the Revolution Lydia Darragh was a wife, mother, midwife, and devout Quaker who lived in Philadelphia during the American Revolution. She was also a spy. Explore From Home - Virtual Program

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Virtual Program

Lydia Darragh was a wife, mother, midwife, and devout Quaker who lived in Philadelphia during the American Revolution. She was also a spy.

* Use this link to join our virtual program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87472404978?pwd=UllrS0VVWk95Wmo1SDNBOE9HNmx5dz09

Meeting ID: 874 7240 4978
Passcode: 934115

In the fall of 1777, at the risk of her life, she helped alert the Continental army to a surprise attack by the British. This program is an illustrated look at the legends and the facts about a courageous woman who gathered intelligence for George Washington’s secret service.

Jack Briggs, Ph.D., was a classroom teacher for over forty years and has given storytelling and history programs since 1984. Briggs has served as a consultant to Independence National Historical Park, the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, Wilmington University, West Chester School District, and the American Friends Service Committee. He holds a BA in history from Swarthmore College and a doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania. He retired from Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, PA, and resides in Wilmington, DE.

At the conclusion of the program please feel free to take a brief online survey here:
https://www.projectoutcome.org/responses/52092

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AGE GROUP: | Adult |

EVENT TYPE: | Lecture | History |

TAGS: | #womenshistorymonth |

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