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“Thomas Nelson and the Yorktown Tea Party” by Jim Gallagher

October 29, 2023
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
York Hall, 301 Main Street
Yorktown, VA 23690 United States

Free Public Lecture Sponsored by the York County Historical Committee, in Association with the Virginia 250 Committee

Sunday, October 29, 2023 – 2:00 PM

York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, Virginia

As portrayed by Jim Gallagher, Thomas Nelson Jr. addresses the citizens of Yorktown on November
6, 1774. In his discussion he describes British reprisals for the Boston Tea Party and presents the
case for action to enforce the boycott of tea and other goods enacted by the Continental Congress.
Jim Gallagher has appeared as Thomas Nelson Jr. in several different venues, including an upcoming
PBS documentary to be aired this fall in advance of the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party this December.

Organizer:

York County Historical Committee