September 19, 2019
2275 Pulaski Highway
Newark, DE 19702
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Battles, bad-guys, heroes and innovators. Our local history is down-right thrilling!
Join the many fans of these fun expert-led presentations to learn about the area’s super-interesting past and see related artifacts and objects. Each session concludes with a fun mini-quiz and prizes. Registration required. Ages 12-Adults. FREE.
Sept. 19th "Reverend Samuel Eakin, the fighting parson"
He served in both the NJ & DE militia during the American Revolutionary War, was the first Pastor at the Pencader Presbyterian Church to preach in English (as opposed to Welsh), and (mysteriously), interred at Pigeon Run Cemetery near Red Lion.
Presented by George Widger, Friends of Pigeon Run Cemetery and the Pencader Heritage Area Assoc.