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History Talk- Hodges’ Scout: Lingering Questions over “an Underreported Scrape in the Woods,” 1756

October 4, 2022 @ 6:00 pm 7:00 pm

Len Travers, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts will discuss the process of constructing history from the fragments that survive centuries.

In his fascinating book Hodges’ Scout: a Lost Patrol of the French and Indian War, historian Len Travers tells the long forgotten story of an ambushed fifty-man patrol and the fates of the survivors including a young man from Cape Cod. Join Travers as he recounts this captivating story and describes the ways he pieced it together using diverse and often conflicting centuries-old evidence.

3090 Main Street
Barnstable, MA 02630 United States