Marinus Willett - Bravest Son of Liberty 

On Wednesday May 31st, a packed meeting of the Woodhaven Cultural & Historical Society was graced with a presentation by one of its more beloved and long-standing members, June McCowan. This month's presentation was about Marinus Willett, a hero of the Revolutionary War, and June McCowan's 3rd Cousin (5 times removed, or number of generations between people). This was a must-see presentation for fans of history, especially the Revolutionary War. As you can see, we had a great turnout to see this detailed and interesting presentation.  

     

If you missed it, you missed hearing how Marinus Willett single handedly seized a British wagon loaded with muskets, shot and powder, and the great impact he had on our nation's quest for liberty. As a treat, we have captured the presentation here for your viewing pleasure:



Here are a few pictures from the presentation.



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Photos by Joey Wendell