Friends of Fort Necessity Lecture Series: “The Struggle for Empire in a Cherokee Town.”
The Friends of Fort Necessity September Lecture Series is set for Wednesday, September 12th at the Visitor Center of Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Speaker for the evening is Tyler Boulware, Associate Professor of History at West Virginia University where he teaches courses in early American and Native American history. The program begins at 7 p.m. in the theater of the Visitor Center. This program is free and open to the public.
|Dr. Tyler Boulware|
Growing up in South Carolina Dr. Boulware hiked and camped in the southern mountains where he first learned of creeks and rivers with names like Tugaloo, Estatoe, Keowee, and Toxaway. These are areas the lower Cherokee once called home.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of Fort Necessity. It is free and open to the public. The Friends welcome new members and will have a short meeting prior to the speaker. Fort Necessity is located 11 miles east of Uniontown on Route 40, the National Road. For more information please call (724) 329-4664. The final event of the Friends is the Legends program scheduled for Friday, October 12 in the Mount Washington Tavern.
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