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Noted Revolutionary War historian to speak at Norwich lecture series

Published April 03. 2013 5:00PM   Updated April 03. 2013 5:12PM

Norwich – The William Stanley Lecture Series continues on April 18, when the Norwich Historical Society hosts a discussion by Revolutionary War scholar and author Thomas Fleming at Norwich Free Academy.

Fleming will present the lecture “What was it really like in 1776?” April 18 at 6 p.m. at the Slater Auditorium at NFA. Fleming will discuss life during the Revolutionary War in Norwich and greater New England. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Fleming is recognized as a top scholar on the American Revolution. He is a frequent guest on C-Span, the History Channel and PBS, and he contributes regularly to several history magazines and journals and has been a consultant for many television series. He is a senior scholar at the American Revolution Center.

For more information about the Norwich Historical Society, go to www.norwichhistoricalsociety.org.

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