Lee Historical Society
At the Lee Fair, September, 2017
Women War Correspondents
Wednesday, October 4th,
Lee Safety Complex, 7:00
Guest Speaker: Linda Shenton Matchett
Dickey Chappelle, Therese Bonney, Toni Frissell, and Martha Gelhorn. These are just a few of the women who broke the barriers for female journalists. Fighting stereotypes and rules designed to prevent them from covering combat, more than 125 women earned the coveted designation as certified correspondent. Listen to their stories. (Co-sponsored by the Lee, NH Public Library)
Major General John Sullivan
Wednesday, November 1st.
Lee Safety Complex, 7:00PM
Guest Speaker: Douglas MacLennan
General Sullivan was a key figure in the 1774 Raid on Fort William and Mary in New Castle. He led troops in the invasion of Quebec, at the Battle of Long Island, at the Battle of Long Island, at the Battle of Trenton and at the Battles of Brandywine and Germantown. In 1779 General Washington selected Sullivan to lead the Expedition against the Iroquois in upstate New York. Sullivan twice served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. (Co-Sponsored by the Lee, NH Public Library).