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Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Next Meeting: January 18, 2024

Our next meeting will be January 18, 2024. This will be a ZOOM ONLY meeting and will begin at 6:30 p.m. The meeting link will be included in Bill's January newsletter.

Dr. Benjamin Carp will be speaking on "The Boston Tea Party and Its Legacy at 250." Ben is the Daniel M. Lyons Professor of American History at Brooklyn College and teaches at the CUNY Graduate Center. He is the author of The Great New York Fire of 1776: A Lost Story of the American Revolution (2023) and Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America (2010), which won the triennial Society of the Cincinnati Cox Book Prize in 2013; and Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution (2007).  He has written about nationalism, firefighters, Benjamin Franklin, and Quaker merchants in Charleston. He has also written for Colonial Williamsburg, the New York Daily News, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. He previously taught at the University of Edinburgh and Tufts University.

1 comment:

  1. I have not seen a January Newsletter. Can you send out the Zoom link again to the members?