Citizens of the American Colonies: The Patriots

On February 2 at 7:00 p.m., the Rochester-Avon Historical Society will present “Citizens of the American Colonies: The Patriots” at the Rochester Hills Public Library located at 500 Olde Town Rd., Rochester, MI. 

Two men in historic outfits stand in front of a tent from colonial times.

Attendees of the program will have the opportunity to meet three Patriot Players from America’s Colonial past – Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, and Sybil Ludington. Everyone will tell their own story about how the roles they played in helping America develop. 

Larissa Fleishman has been a living historian for about 20 years. She has worked as a historic costumed presenter at Greenfield Village for over 25 years. She will be portraying Sybil Ludington in “Citizens of the American Colonies: The Patriots.”

Bob Stark has been presenting as Benjamin Franklin for nearly 15 years. 

Ken Giorlando has been a living historian for almost 20 years, and he has been presenting as Paul Revere since 2015. 

This program is free and open to the public. Please register in advance.

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