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November 8, 2012

Tavern Talk

EXETER - Historical writer and lecturer Dana Benner will discuss the role that native people played in America’s fight for freedom at the November 7 “Tavern Talk” at Folsom Tavern at 7:00 p.m. The tavern, located at 164 Water Street in Exeter, is one of the buildings that comprise the American Independence Museum.

“Native warriors fought alongside both the Colonists and the British during the Revolutionary War,” reported Gail Colglazier, executive director of the American Independence Museum. “This is an often overlooked aspect of our nation’s history, so we’re pleased that Mr. Benner will be part of our “Tavern Talk” series.”

Mohawk Indian Thayendanega, who came to be known as Joseph Brant, was a veteran of the Seven Years War between the British and French, and served the British during various conflicts in New York State. Other native people were interpreters, guides, soldiers, and spies.

“I’d like to remind educators that we offer Certificates of Attendance to teachers and students who may be assigned extra credit, following our Tavern Talk presentations,” said Colglazier. “Our final talk will be on November 28th at 7:00 p.m., again at Folsom Tavern, and we’ll learn about the raid on Fort William and Mary from historian Thomas Kehr. The gunpowder seized from the fort was stored throughout the area, including Exeter’s own powder house, and was used during the Battle of Bunker Hill. That’s history right in our own backyard!”

For more information on the American Independence Museum or these events, call 603-772-2622 or visit www.independencemuseum.org.

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