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Jewish Participation in the American Revolution at Mill Hill Historic Park

November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In honor of Veteran’s Day, local historian Eric Chandler will do an encore presentation of his lecture entitled: “Jewish Participation in the American Revolution – Red, White and Jewish” on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Norwalk Historical Society’s Mill Hill Historic Park Townhouse – 2 East Wall Street Norwalk, CT.

Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased in advance at www.norwalkhistoricalsociety.org or can be purchased at the door. Free admission for Veterans and Active Military.

Handicapped and Limited Mobility parking on site only. For general parking, please follow signs to parking across the street. This event is co-sponsored by the Congregation for Humanistic Judaism of Fairfield County

“Jewish Participation in the American Revolution – Red, White and Jewish” will share the stories of the Children of Abraham who fought for separation from England. Explore the role played by those Jews who took up arms and endured the hardships and hazards alongside their Christian neighbors and endangered themselves as intelligence gatherers, toiled to ensure a steady supply of food and war materiel and worked tirelessly as financiers to bring about the Noble Experiment that still endures two-hundred and forty years later. Although the Jews in Colonial America represented a small minority of the overall population, their contributions, individually and collectively, were significant beyond their meager numbers.

For more information e-mail info@norwalkhistoricalsociety.org, or call 203-846-0525.

The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Photo Credit: Eric Chandler
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November 10, 2019
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Mill Hill Historic Park
2 E Wall St
Norwalk, CT 06851 United States
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