Where: Lexington Public Library140 East Main Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507
You Should Know: Hear your history and heritage like you have never heard it before. Learn about the people and events of the first day of the Revolutionary War; April 19, 1775. Hear of the triumphs and the tragedies as you find out the answers to these questions:
1. When and where was the American Revolution won, according to John Adams?
2. When and where did the Revolutionary War break out?
3. What caused the British regulars, components of a fine, well-equipped, well-trained, well-disciplined army, to break and run at Concord's North Bridge, after only two minutes of musket fire by an assortment of farmers, shopkeepers and tradesmen who had a desire to defend their liberty?
4. What caused one of the most perceptive British generals - who was present that day, on Battle Road - to completely turn around on his previously negative and dismissive opinion of the military worth of Americans?
Presented by the Revolutionary War Veterans Association, a nationwide, non-profit 501(c)(3), non-partisan organization. www.rwva.org