Program Details*


Turning Point of the American Revolution: The History and Legacy of the Winter at Valley Forge


This presentation will focus on why Valley Forge is considered by many to be the Winter that Won the War

Presenter’s Name

Laurie Turpin-Soderholm

Presenter’s Bio

A global event professional with an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and a graduate degree from Northwestern University, Laurie has a passion for history in many forms, from art history to historic preservation. Her interest in American Revolutionary history began with studying her own family's contributions to our nation's founding when she joined the Daughters of the American Revolution. She continues to study various aspects of the Revolution and the founding fathers.

*Note: The information above is a draft provided by the presenter and may be different in the HalloweeM Program Booklet.

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