“Life on the Inner Frontier: The French and Indian War in Memory and Artifact in the Shenandoah Valley,” Next Lecture in Lovettsville Historical Society Series (3/11/2018)

Patrick Murphy, author of the award-winning book “The French & Indian War in the Shenandoah Valley: Life on the Inner Frontier 1752-1766,” is the next featured lecturer in the Lovettsville Historical Society Series, on March 11, 2018.  Mr. Murphy will discuss the French and Indian War in the Shenandoah Valley – the closest the war came to Loudoun County — with a focus on how we remember it today.

Topics will include:  French & Indian Book_PatrickMurphy

•  The face of the frontier
•  Indian mode of warfare
•  Fortified places of refuge
•  Representative incidents

Mr. Murphy, who has been a Navy engineer, an English professor, and a practicing lawyer, is now an accomplished historian and a Board member of the French and Indian War Foundation in Winchester, VA.The program will be held at St. James United Church of Christ, 10 East Broad Way, Lovettsville, VA., at 2:00 p.m.   Admission is free, but donations are welcome to defray expenses of the program and to support the activities of the Lovettsville Historical Society.

For more information, visit www.LovettsvilleHistoricalSociety.org or email events@lovettsvillehistoricalsociety.org.