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Revealing the Route – A Revolutionary Christmas

December 21, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join Dr. Iris de Rode to explore the winter holiday traditions practiced by Americans and French soldiers during the War for Independence.
Around the world, unique traditions help people find solace in the winter season. That was no different during the American Revolution!
What holidays did French and American soldiers celebrate? How did they celebrate them? And how did that impact the course of an American Revolution? All will be revealed!
Dr. Iris de Rode is a historian and author who specializes in France’s participation in the American Revolution. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Paris 8 and teaches at Sciences Po in Paris, France.
This 1-hour, live virtual session is FREE.
“Revealing the Route” is a FREE virtual series sponsored by the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. Join us each month to explore this historic route used by American and French armies during the American Revolution.
Each session features a special speaker or historic site on the trail. So come along! And discover the lesser-known people and places that carried America to independence!
Follow the link below to join the virtual experience via Microsoft Teams!

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Meeting ID: 261 214 857 410
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Upcoming Sessions:

Thursday, January 18, 2024 @ 6 pm: Holly Mayer, Camp Followers in the Revolutionary War

Thursday, February 15, 2024 @ 6 pm: Wade Catts, Digging into the Past: Battlefield Archaeology

Thursday, March 21, 2024 @ 6 pm: Larrie Ferreiro, Spain and the Road to Yorktown

Thursday, April 18, 2024 @ 6 pm: Robert Selig, Revolutionary War Military Burials

Thursday, May 16, 2024 @ 6 pm: Explore the Joseph Webb House,
Learn more about the National Historic Trail by visiting www.nps.gov/waro.


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