Spirit of Freedom in Early Vincennes – March 1779 Capture of 40 British troops and 8 Boats of Bounty

03/12/2022 @ 18:00 – 20:00
Spirit of Freedom in Early Vincennes - March 1779, Frances Xavier Center
106 S 3rd St
Vincennes, IN 47591
Mark Kreps, GRC Committee Chair
765 288 4643

“Spirit of Freedom in Early Vincennes”- Commemoration of US forces capturing 40 British soldiers along the shores of the Wabash, as well as 8 boats of clothing and Native American trade goods. Saturday March 12, 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm preregistration required. $10.00 can be sent to Robert P. Cunningham, 3831 S. Laura Way, Bloomington, IN 47401-8827 by Monday, Feb. 28. Make checks payable to the George Rogers Clark Chapter SAR. Give him your name, address, e-mail address, any guest name, whether you are a SAR, DAR,CAR member or other as in general public. Seating is limited to 40 individuals. Open to the public. The first 40 who arrive will receive a 250th American Revolution Anniversary pin. The $10.00 registration fee includes the program, dessert and a drink. Eat supper beforehand on your own before program starts. Parking is available across the street.

A “first person” living history presentation, given by Father Pierre Gibault, a french woman, Francis Vigo, Francis Busseron, Leonard Helm, Captain Le Gras, a captured British officer and George Rogers Clark.

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