Public Lecture: John Hart: Portrait of a Patriot, William Trent House Museum, May 14

 

Date: May 14, 2016john-hart-226x300

Time: 1:00 pm

Please join us for this Public Lecture which will be hosted in conjunction with our Annual Members’ Meeting. Lecture presented by David Hart: Historian, Author and Filmmaker. This illustrated lecture will examine the life of John Hart and his role as a leader in the American Revolution. David Hart will also discuss an upcoming film about John Hart’s life, in which the Trent House will be used as one of the filming locations.

As New Jersey’s first Assembly Speaker, John Hart was among the early New Jersey leaders to play an integral role in the American Revolution. During the summer of 1776, Hart attended the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia as a delegate from New Jersey and signed the Declaration of Independence. In June 1778, on the eve of the Battle of Monmouth, General Washington’s troops encamped themselves on Hart’s Hopewell farm.

$10 for non-members, Free for members. Complimentary light refreshments and tours of the Trent House.

William Trent House Museum
15 Market St.
Trenton, NJ 08611
609-989-0087
http://williamtrenthouse.org/