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Revolutionary Summer: Deborah Sampson, Fighting Woman

Revolutionary Summer- Deborah Sampson, Fighting Woman

Aug 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am5:00 pm

New-York Historical Society
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY

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Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Meet Deborah Sampson, the woman who disguised her gender to enlist in the Continental Army—as portrayed by Judith Kalaora of History at Play—and members of her regiment, the 4th Massachusetts. Join Deborah for military drills, then explore the inner workings of a regiment, from muskets to tents and knapsacks to ground cloths.

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