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3/9/2017 - The British Are Coming (to CT!): The Danbury Raid & Battle of Ridgefield on March 9, 2017

On April 25, 1777, British forces landed on Compo Beach (current day Westport) between Fairfield and Norwalk with the goal of confiscating or destroying Continental Army supplies in Danbury. They were met by heavy Patriot resistance consisting of 700 regular and irregular militia. Historian Edward Hynes will present a lecture on the four-day skirmish that followed, including the raid on Danbury and the Battle of Ridgefield.

Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to info@southburyhistory.org or (203) 405-3124 by Tuesday, March 7. Walk-ins accepted. 

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Event: The British Are Coming (to CT!): The Danbury Raid & Battle of Ridgefield
Event Date: 3/9/2017
Event Time: 7:00 PM
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: Southbury Historical Society | www.southburyhistory.org
Event Location: Southbury Library, 100 Poverty Road Southbury, CT 06488