Revolutionary War historian and reenactor Warren Deal will present the program at this Friday’s Guinea Heritage Association Fourth Friday program, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Buck’s Store Museum, Bena.
The meeting is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served at the conclusion.
Deal, the current president of the Gloucester Historical Society in Virginia and a member of the 7th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line reenacting group will give a presentation on “The Butcher, the Duke, the Marquis, the Governor, and the Tavern Keeper”—the story of how the lives of these five people were woven together on a fateful day in October 1781, culminating in the military engagement in the Hayes Store area of lower Gloucester known as the Battle of the Hook.
Deal also serves as Director Emeritus, Woodville Rosenwald School Foundation, and is a past docent at the Gloucester Visitor and Information Center.
In his talk, he will examine this often overlooked but fi...
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