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Espionage in the American Revolution

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Eric Chandler presentation at the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum

Sponsored by Stratford Historical Society

Sunday, August 20th at 2 p.m.

Free, no registration necessary

Learn about spies and spooks on Sunday, August 20th at 2 p.m. at the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum.  Local American Revolutionary War historian, Eric Chandler, will explore the who, the how, the successes, and the failures of America’s first foray into intelligence gathering. Discover the role espionage played in the ultimate success of the American War for Independence.

Chandler has been involved in American Revolutionary War Living History since 1974. In that time, he has portrayed infantry, light infantry, whale-boat raider and both mounted and dismounted dragoons. Currently, he serves as lieutenant and adjutant of “Sheldon’s Horse” 2nd Regiment Continental Light Dragoons.

In past presentations, he has described Revolutionary history to the Danbury Museum Historical Society, the Norwalk Historical Society, the Museum of Darien and the National Historic Site, National Park Service. He is a member of the Norwalk Historical Society Board of Directors and serves on the City of Norwalk Historical Commission.

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