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Events for Thursday October 24, 2019

Quarters: The Accommodation of the British Army and the Coming of the American Revolution - Old Barracks Museum

Thursday October 24, 2019
7:00 PM

When Americans declared independence in 1776, they cited King George III "for quartering large bodies of armed troops among us." In Quarters, John Gilbert McCurdy explores the social and political history behind the charge, offering an authoritative account of the housing of British soldiers in America. Providing new interpretations and analysis of the Quartering Act of 1765, McCurdy sheds light on a misunderstood aspect of the American Revolution. Free

101 Barrack Street, Trenton - 609-396-1776 - www.barracks.org

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