“An inquiry into the Revolutionary War Activities of John Rodgers of Rodgers Tavern”

08/08/2023

Dr. Robert Selig’s new report for the Rodgers Tavern Museum on John Rodgers of the Rodgers Tavern examines Rodgers’ (1728-1794) involvement in the Revolutionary War as an officer in the Harford County Militia, tavern landlord near the Susquehanna, and operator of the Lower Susquehanna Ferry from 1774-1783. It delves into the history of Cecil and Harford Counties during these years, highlighting the political shifts of the American Revolution, significant military events like the British invasion of 1777 and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781, and Rodgers’ dual role in public and private capacities.

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