THIS EVENT IS IN-PERSON ONLY. REGISTRATION REQUIRED
The Doan gang was a group of British loyalists, the most notorious members being five brothers and one cousin from the Doan family of Plumstead. The gang was composed of around 30 members who were accused murderers, attainted traitors, horse thieves, and ferried British prisoners of war to British lines. They were also guilty of robbing tax collectors, their most famous crime being the theft of the Bucks County treasury in 1781.
This 45 minute lecture focuses on the Doan gang and their activities during the American Revolution. Events covered include the Loyalist raid of the Bird in the Hand and the Battle of Crooked Billet. This lecture is based entirely on contemporary records including court documents, eyewitness accounts, and newspaper appearances.
Sunday, May 7 at 1:30pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park
1112 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA 18977