Maryland in the French & Indian War, 1754-1763
6 sessions, 12 hours
Cumberland, MD was our nation’s first gateway to the west. Learn all about its role in the French & Indian War including Maryland’s support of the Braddock and Forbes military campaigns. We’ll discuss fort-building and Maryland’s defense of her frontiers. Finally we’ll touch upon the removal of Acadians to Maryland and their experiences in Maryland.
Instructor: Colonial historian Roger G. Swartz received national acclaim for his two books covering the frontiers of the American Revolution. In 2004, he was chosen, along with 2 others, to be the educational coordinator for the 13-day bus tour sponsored by then National Elderhostel program for the 250th anniversary commemoration of
the French & Indian War, 1754 – 1763.
ILR891 Maryland in the French & Indian War, 1754-1763
5-Digit Number: 17237
Mon, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., 3/4 – 4/8
Location: Conference Center/E123
Tuition: $40.00 Fee: $99.00 Total: $139.00
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only