Leslie's Retreat Salem Resistance Steering Committee
 
Co-chairs: Diana Dunlap, Stacia Kraft, Becky Putnam

Irene Axelrod, Beth Bower, Jonathan Lane, Charles Newhall, Jonathan Streff, Charles Thorland, Robin Woodman

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Colonel Leslie's Retreat:

The Salem Resistance

February 2022

Calender of Events

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A series of annual events celebrating Colonel Leslie's Retreat at the North Bridge.

Collaborating organizations include First Church in Salem, Hamilton Hall, Historic Salem Inc,

The Pickering House, The Salem Athenaeum, The Salem Historic Society, Rebel Shakespeare,

Salem Night Tours, O'Neils Irish Bar, Wicked Running Club, Abbott Public Library,

Old Marblehead Houses, Custom House Marine Museum, Revolution 250

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Loyalists in our Midst

Tour St. Peter's Church

Govenor General Thomas Gage attended for several months during 1775 & many members of the church were Tories.

The Rector prayed for the royal family even after being forbidden to do so. Hear about a less well known aspect of local history.

 

Saturday February 26, 2022

11:00-3:00pm free admission

 

Colonel Leslie Retreats to the Tavern

Listen & participate in a tavern discussion between Colonel Leslie, Captain Felt, Reverend Barnard and our local tavern owner

Featuring Charles Thorland, Jonathan Streff, Max Sklar,  Diana Dunlap

 

Virtual Presentation-ZOOM link here

Sunday February 27, 2022

5:00pm free admission

Leslie's Retreat Resistance Trail
historic route suggestions to walk or run

2021 EVENTS

 

Bridging the Divide 

Civil Conflict, Violence, and Negotiation in 1775 & Today

A curated conversation with historians 

Robert Allison, Peter Charles Hoffer,Chenoh Sesay Jr. moderated by Diana Dunlap

Virtual Presentation-ZOOM link here

February 21, 2021

3:00pm

Leslie's Retreat Resistance Trail
historic route suggestions to walk or run

2020 EVENTS

Women Of Purpose
TheWitch House
February 23, 2020
1:00pm-3:00pm

Leslie's Retreat Resistance Run
Historic Route Suggestions

2019 EVENTS

Chowder Lecture with Professor Robert Allison

Before Lexington & Concord

FEBRUARY 10, 2019

12:30pm

The Pickering House

Staged Reading of Leslie's Retreat by Actor Keith Trickett

FEBRUARY 24, 2019

3:00pm

The Pickering House

2018 EVENTS

2017 EVENTS

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