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Native Americans in the Colonial Militia and Wars (1750-1780)

  • Presented By: The White Plains Historical Society
  • Dates: June 17, 2023
  • Location: Historic Purdy House
  • Address: 60 Park Ave., White Plains, NY 10603
  • Phone: (914) 328-1776
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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Learn about Colonial life from a native American and visit with Colonial re-enactors. Learn about the extent of involvement of native Americans in the Colonial wars. Learn about survival methods and the power of wampum belts! LECTURE STARTS AT 1:00 PM! OUTDOORS WEATHER PERMITTING. Also, guided tours will be offered of historic Purdy House (12PM - 4PM), a national, state and local landmark built in 1721 and used by General George Washington as his military headquarters during the 1776 Battle of White Plains. Bring the children and let them experience colonial toys hands-on. Come see this newly re-furnished 300 year old home.