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General Membership Meeting
November 19, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
“The Ten Crucial Days – Decisions, Decisions”
— Larry Kidder, speaker
The speaker at the November 19th meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be Larry Kidder, who will speak on “The Ten Crucial Days – Decisions, Decisions.” This talk focuses on the various decisions that Washington and other leaders on both sides faced during the events of the Ten Crucial Days – December 25, 1776 – January 3, 1777.
Today we tend to evaluate their decisions with 20/20 hindsight, but the participants made their decisions in their “present” time based on limited information and perceptions of what was needed and possible. This talk is not designed to prove the importance of the Ten Crucial Days or make the case for one person’s importance, but rather to understand the events, including those that occurred at and near Newtown, in relation to human strengths and limitations.
Speaker Larry Kidder is a member of the Washington Crossing American Revolutionary War Round Table, serves on the New Jersey Living History Advisory Council and the Crossroads of the American Revolution Advisory Council and many other organization. He is an author and speaker and has written a book on “The Ten Crucial Days”.
The meeting is November 19th at 7:30 pm at the Half Moon Inn (Court Inn), 105 Court St. Newtown. All are invited and you don’t have to be a member to attend. There will be refreshments and social hour following the meeting. This will prove to be a very interesting and informative meeting. For further information call 215-968-3914 or email firstname.lastname@example.org