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Online Lecture: Why is Patriot’s Day a Holiday?

Join us at 2:00 p.m. ET. on Monday, April 19th for a one-hour lecture and live Q&A exploring the origins of Patriot’s Day.
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Online Program

Online Lecture: Why is Patriot’s Day a Holiday?

Join us at 2:00 p.m. ET. on Monday, April 19th for a one-hour lecture and live Q&A exploring the origins of Patriot’s Day.
Length
1 hour
Starts at
25
Program No. 24251 RJ
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Why do some states celebrate Patriots' Day every April? It has much to do with the beginning of the American Revolution, but also much to do with the Civil War and the long legacy of the Puritans. Find out why the day features rival re-enactments and a 26.2 mile foot race.

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Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll and a reminder email one week, one day, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions to the instructor live using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted in the lecture description, all those who enroll in this program can attend the live event and will also receive a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within two weeks following the live event.
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Robert Allison
Robert J. Allison, a professor of history at Suffolk University, chairs Revolution 250, a consortium of more than 60 historical organizations in New England planning commemorations of the American Revolution’s 250th anniversary. He is the President of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, a Life Trustee of the USS Constitution Museum, a Fellow of the American Antiquarian Society and the Massachusetts Historical Society, and an honorary member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati. Dr. Allison has written and edited numerous books.

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Robert J. Allison, a professor of history at Suffolk University, chairs Revolution 250, a consortium of more than 60 historical organizations in New England planning commemorations of the American Revolution’s 250th anniversary. He is the President of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, a Life Trustee of the USS Constitution Museum, a Fellow of the American Antiquarian Society and the Massachusetts Historical Society, and an honorary member of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Society of the Cincinnati. Dr. Allison has written and edited numerous books.





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Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.