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General Membership Meeting

March 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Newtown Historic Association presents
“Women at the 1777-1778 Valley Forge Encampment”

The March meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held on Monday, March 21st at 7:30 PM at the Half-Moon Inn, 105 Court St. (Court St. & Centre Ave.), Newtown.

The Newtown Historic Association has invited Nancy Loane – who will speak on “Women at the 1777-1778 Valley Forge Encampment.” Nancy K. Loane, Ed. D. a former seasonal ranger at Valley Forge National Historical Park has studied more than five hundred Revolutionary War-era diaries, journals, letters, orderly books and records. A Pa. Commonwealth Speaker 2006-2007 she has presented more than 200 lectures in 6 states about the women at the Valley Forge encampment. Dr. Loane is a founding member of the American Revolution Round Rable of Philadelphia and an honorary lifetime member of the Society of the Descendants of Washington’s Army at Valley Forge.

The public is invited and refreshments will be served. This will prove to be a very interesting and informative meeting. No Reservations Necessary


March 21, 2016
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Half-moon Inn (Court Inn)
105 Court St
Newtown, PA 18940
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