"Life on the Inner Frontier" by Patrick Murphy
Next in the Lovettsville Historical Society’s 2018 Lecture Series:
Life on the Inner Frontier: The French and Indian War in Memory and Artifact in the Shenandoah Valley, Presented by Patrick Murphy, Author, and Historian
On March 11, Patrick Murphy, author of an award-winning book on the French and Indian War, will present “Life on the Inner Frontier: The French and Indian War in Memory and Artifact in the Shenandoah Valley,” as the next featured lecture in the Lovettsville Historical Society 2018 Lecture Series.
Mr. Murphy will discuss the French and Indian War in the Shenandoah Valley – the closest the war came to Loudoun County — with a focus on how we remember that war today.
Topics will include:
- The face of the frontier
- Indian mode of warfare
- Fortified places of refuge
- Representative incidents
Mr. Murphy, who has been a Navy engineer, an English professor, and a practicing lawyer, is now an accomplished historian and is a Board member of the French and Indian War Foundation in Winchester, VA.
The program will be held at St. James United Church of Christ, 10 East Broad Way, Lovettsville, VA., at 2:00 p.m. Admission is free, but donations are welcome to defray expenses of the program and to support the activities of the Lovettsville Historical Society.