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Spies, Schemes, and the Sons of Liberty: The Shadier Side of East and West Florida During the American Revolution

Event Date:

January 24 @ 6:00 pm

Venue:

Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

Organizer:

Holly Shafer
239-334-7419
mcosden@edisonfordwinterestates.org

Program Description:

Nathan Hale, Benedict Arnold, Major John André, the Culper Ring; these are the most famous of spies (and traitors) known from the American Revolution. In an era when military intelligence was spotty and frequently unreliable, gathered at great personal risk, and often traveled no more quickly than the pace of a fast horse, accurate information collected by spies was typically the difference between victory and defeat. Did you know that women were often the best spies? Come take a unique look at some rather odd Revolutionary War history, in places you wouldn’t think to look!

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