Women of 1776 - Theatrical Performance with Rita Parisi
CELEBRATING LITCHFIELD'S 300TH ANNIVERSARY
Meet some of the women of 1776 such as: Baroness von Riedesal, the wife of General Friedrich Adolf Riedesel who accompanied him during the Saratoga Campaign in the American Revolutionary War and kept a detailed journal. Nancy Morgan Hart, southern frontierswoman and rebel heroine of the American Revolutionary War and Prudence Wright, a militia commander and spy catcher.
Actress Rita Parisi will introduce you to these women and others, patriot and loyalist, American and foreign, who witnessed the American Revolution first hand and in some cases, changed the course of it.