Date(s) - 03/11/2015
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Aurore Dionne Eaton will speak on “The French & Indian War – Rogers’ Rangers and the Local Derryfield (Manchester) Connection.” The talk will provide an overview of the war, focusing particularly on the local New Hampshire men who served in the irregular British unit, Rogers’ Rangers. In particular, it will look at the roles these men played in the war, including taking part in the burning of Quebec farms in 1759 prior to the Battle of Quebec. Aurore Eaton is the former Executive Director of the Manchester Historic Association and of the Cambridge (Massachusetts) Historical Society, and is a well-known local historian and columnist.