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When the Forest Ran Red Commentary
September 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Dr. David Preston will present a commentary on the film When the Forest Ran Red at the Cumberland County Historical Society, Todd Hall. His commentary will analyze the war and how the varying societies of the colonial British, colonial French, and Native Americans reacted to the events taking place. His analysis will incorporate some of the basic tenants of the American way of War that were initially developing within American society as it experienced the French and Indian War. During the analysis presentation and following the film Dr. Preston will also discuss the theme of his book The Other Face of Battle. Come and see what we can learn from this historical event – The French and Indian War – which played such an important role in Carlisle’s early history.