Historian Kim Burdick will present a program about Delaware during the American Revolution at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 2 at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Dover.
This program will examine this period of Delaware history through the letters and writings of colonial Delawareans who lived through the ordeal and recorded the arrival of the British army and the social upheaval it brought to the colony.
Burdick is past chairman of the Delaware Humanities Council and Delaware adviser emerita of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Her book “Revolutionary Delaware,” released by History Press in November 2016, is in its second printing. In 2011, Burdick was one of 24 community college instructors nationwide selected as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar. In 2016, she was honored by the state of Delaware for her work on the 50th Anniversary of the Nation’s Historic Preservation laws. Burdick holds a Master of Arts in American folk culture and museum studies from Cooperstown; a Master of Public Administration from the University of Delaware, and a diplôme approfondi de langue française in French language and literature.
The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour. No reservations are required.
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