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Posted on: May 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Nancy Ward and the Revolutionary War

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Saturday, June 17 at 11:00 a.m.

Ages 18 and Up

Discover the life and legacy of Nanyehi (born c. 1783), known in English as Nancy Ward, a political leader and Beloved Woman of the Cherokee. Among her many achievements, Nanyehi is remembered for brokering peace and mutual aid between the Cherokee and Washington’s Continental Army during the American Revolution.

Presented by W.D. Mayfield.

Registration opens Wednesday, May 10.

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