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Doan Gang lecture slated for Feb. 25th

Join the William Tennent House Association in welcoming Clint Flack and Annie Halliday of the Mercer Museum, as they present “By Force and Arms” which is the second part of the Doan Gang of Bucks County series. The presentation will take place on Saturday, February 25th, from 7:00 to 9:00pm, in the Auditorium at the Neshaminy-Warwick Presbyterian Church located at 1401 Meetinghouse Road, Warminster.

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.

This presentation will focus on the story of the famous Newtown Treasury robbery in October 1781. It will also cover other important robberies and events leading up until October 1782.

Clint Flack is the Exhibit Specialist/Preparator at the Mercer Museum located in Doylestown. Annie Halliday is the Library and Archives Manager of the Mercer Museum Research Library.

The cost to attend is $10 per person ($12 at the door). Online registration can be done by going to News and Events at williamtennenthouse.org.

Registration can also be made by check payable to William Tennent House Association and mailed to P.O. Box 2572, Warminster, PA 18974, along with your name, contact information and number of seats. Refreshments will be served. For additional information or questions, e-mail friendsofthetennenthouse@yahoo.com.

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