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Film Will Bring The American Revolution Alive – Brevard, NC


Last updated 3/3/2021 at 4:28pm

All it took was Sharon Jenkins leaning over to Molly Tartt one day five years ago with this idea: "Why don't we use Debby West's clothing and go into the schools and teach a little Revolutionary War history?"

Both Jenkins and Tartt are with the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in Brevard.

West, who passed away in November 2019, was also with the DAR and had crafted and hand-sewn colonial, "one stitch at the time" clothing.

After their initial idea, plans began developing for the "Ladies First" to promote historical preservation, better educatio...

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