James David Moran of the American Antiquarian Society Lectures on "Isaiah Thomas, the Press and the Founding of America," March 7 at 2pm
James David Moran, Director of Outreach at the American Antiquarian Society, will present “Diverting the Design of Murder and Robbery: Isaiah Thomas, the Press and the Founding of America.” The lecture will take place at the Museum on Saturday, March 7 at 2 pm.
Using Thomas’ account of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, Moran will examine this publisher and Freemason’s role as a colonial printer within the larger context of growing resistance to British rule. Supported by the Lowell Institute and co-sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society. Admission is free.