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Martha’s Vineyard during the American Revolution


As tensions grew between the British and Patriots, Martha’s Vineyard tried to stay independent and neutral. Once war broke out, how did this unfold?
On The Point, we talk with Vineyard historian Tom Dresser about the people, events and places on Martha’s Vineyard that played a role in the American Revolution, plus the background on myths such as the Liberty Pole ladies and General Grey’s Raid. Dresser’s latest book is Martha’s Vineyard in the American Revolution.
Mindy Todd hosts.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.