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Meet Edward ďNedĒ Hector,   A Visitor From The Past

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Have Ned Hector

— a black revolutionary soldier from the Battle of Brandywine —

Come and visit your school, your class, or your event and give a historical dramatization of his life and times.

This presentation touches on such subjects as

Reasons for the revolution,
The Battle of Brandywine,
General historical events,
Blacks In the Revolution,
Social & Technical comparison of the times,
And more!

Past Appearances



2015

Tue 1/6/2015 - Chester Charter School for the Arts
Fri 1/9/2015 - Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
Fri 1/16/2015 - Whitman Elementary School
Wed 1/21/2015 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fri 1/23/2015 - Abington Friends School
Fri 1/30/2015 - Montgomery County Black History Month
Sun 2/1/2015 - 1772 Jacobus Vanderveer House - Bedminster, NJ
Mon 2/2/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Tue 2/3/2015 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Tue 2/3/2015 - Rose Tree Elementary
Thu 2/5/2015 - Rosa International Middle School
Fri 2/6/2015 - Oxford School
Sat 2/7/2015 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Sat 2/14/2015 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Wed 2/18/2015 - Edgarton Christian Academy
Thu 2/19/2015 and Fri 2/20/2015 - Pemberton Township School
Sat 2/21/2015 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Tue 2/24/2015 - Mary C. Howse School
Wed 2/25/2015 - PECO Grant - Caln Elementry
Thu 2/26/2015 - Penn Wood Elementary School
Fri 2/27/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sat 2/28/2015 - Three Centuries of African American Soldiers, Old Barracks, NJ
Tue 3/3/2015 - PECO Grant - Rainbow Elementary
Tue 3/3/2015 - PECO Grant - King's Highway Elementary
Mon 3/9/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Fri 3/13/2015 - PECO Grant - Friendship Elementary
Fri 3/13/2015 - PECO Grant - Reeceville Elementary
Tue 3/17/2015 - Lakeside School - Fort Washington, Pa
Fri 3/20/2015 - PECO Grant - East Fallowfield Elementary
Mon 3/23/2015 - Vanguard School
Thu 4/2/2015 - Van Zant School
Mon 4/6/2015 - Sol Feinstone Elementary School, Newtown Pa
Mon 4/13/2015 - St James Regional School
Wed 4/15/2015 - Chestnutwold Elementary
Thu 4/16/2015 - Haddonfield Central School, NJ
Wed 4/22/2015 - Boyertown Junior High West
Sat 4/25/2015 - SAR Marriott Princeton at Forrestal - Princeton, NJ
Fri 5/1/2015 - Norwood School at The Morton Morton House
Mon 5/18/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Fri 5/22/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sat 5/23/2015 - Morgan Log House
Mon 6/1/2015 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sun 6/7/2015 - Havertown Heritage Festival

2014

Wed 1/8/2014 - Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
Thu 1/9/2014 - Good Hope Middle School
Mon 1/20/2014 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fri 1/24/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Fri 1/31/2014 - Cynwyd Elementary
Sat 2/1/2014 - Plainsfield Library
Mon 2/3/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sun 2/9/2014 - Four Seasons at Sterling Pointe, NJ
Mon 2/10/2014 - Abington Friends School
Mon 2/17/2014 - Chester County Historical Society
Mon 2/17/2014 - Inglis House / AAMP
Tue 2/18/2014 - PECO Grant - Struble Elementary
Tue 2/18/2014 - PECO Grant - Belmont Hills Elementary
Fri 2/21/2014 - Rose Tree Elem.
Sun 2/23/2014 - Heritage Day - Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church
Wed 2/26/2014 - Penn Wood Elementary School
Sat 3/1/2014 - St. Augustine Episcopal Church 2014 Black History
Wed 3/5/2014 - PECO Grant - Cecelia Snyder Middle School
Fri 3/14/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Mon 3/24/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Tue 3/25/2014 - PECO Grant - Valley Elementary School
Wed 3/26/2014 - PECO - Samuel K. Faust Elementary
Thu 3/27/2014 - Van Zant School
Fri 3/28/2014 - Boyertown Junior High West
Sun 4/6/2014 - James Forten monument dedication Eden Cemetery in Collingdale
Mon 4/7/2014 - Haddonfield Central School
Wed 4/9/2014 - Penn Valley Elem - Young Audiences NJ
Thu 4/10/2014 - Sol Feinstone Elementary School
Fri 4/11/2014 - PECO Grant - Rush Elementary
Mon 4/14/2014 - St James School / Morton house
Wed 4/16/2014 - Lenape Valley Reg. HS - Young Audiences NJ
Fri 4/25/2014 - Lansdowne Arbor Day
Tue 4/29/2014 - Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School
Wed 4/30/2014 - Chestnutwold Elementary
Thu 5/1/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Fri 5/2/2014 - Makefield School
Fri 5/9/2014 - Norwood School
Sat 5/17-18/2014 - Brandywine Sandy Hollow Event
Mon 5/19/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Tue 5/20/2014 - Gladwyne Montessori Elementary
Mon 5/26/2014 - Lansdowne Pa Memorial Day (Parade)
Mon 5/26/2014 - Stand Guard Tomb of Unknown Soldier
Mon 5/26/2014 - MEMORIAL DAY COMMEMORATION and WREATH LAYING
Mon 5/26/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Tue 5/27/2014 - Chester Charter School for the Arts
Wed 5/28/2014 - Arts EdVenture - Young Audience - NJ 350th annv., Kipís Castle Park, Verona, NJ
Fri 5/30/2014 - Brandywine Battlefield colonial day
Sun 6/1/2014 - 2014 Haverford Heritage Festival
Wed 6/4/2014 - Arts EdVenture - Young Audience - NJ 350th annv., New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Sun 6/8/2014 - Monmouth County Library - Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan, NJ
Sat 6/21/2014 - Monmouth Battle
Wed 7/2/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Fri 7/4/2014 - American Historical Theatre read Declaration of Independence in Wash DC
Fri 9/19/2014 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sat 9/20/2014 - Paoli Battlefield
Sun 9/28/2014 - Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site Encampment Day
Sat 10/4/2014 - Battle of Germantown
Sun 10/12/2014 - Old City Fest
Sat 10/18/2014 - Massey House Fall Fest
Sun 10/19/2014 - Battle of Red Bank
Sat 11/1/2014 - Whitemarsh Encampment 2014
Sat 11/8/2014 - Ft Mifflin Seige
Tue 11/11/2014 - Tomb of Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier
Fri 11/22/2014 - Philcon 2014
Sat 11/29/2014 - Brandywine Patriotís Day
Thu 12/4/2014 - DAR chapter William Penn in Abington
Fri 12/5/2014 - Gladwyne Elementary
Sat 12/13/2014 - Iron Works Hill
Sun 12/14/2014 - Washington's Crossing Rehearsal
Tue 12/16/2014 - Paxon Hollow School
Thu 12/18/2014 - Beck Middle School
Thu 12/25/2014 - Washington's Crossing
Fri 12/26/2014 - Patriot's Day Trenton Masonic Temple
Sat 12/27/2014 - Battle of Trenton

2013

Tue 1/8/2013 - Princeton Academy
Sat 1/26/2013 - Freedom Foundations
Mon 1/28/2013 - From the Heart Talk show with Wade Cohen
Fri 2/1/2013 - Ascension Lutheran School
Sat 2/2/2013 - Delaware County's first-ever Black History Parade!
Mon 2/4/2013 - Sovereign Ave School
Wed 2/6/2013 - Lakewood Library NJ - Young Audiences Presentations
Wed 2/6/2013 - Stafford Library NJ - Young Audiences Presentations
Thu 2/7/2013 - Fields of Green Montessori School
Fri 2/8/2013 - Rose Tree Elem. School
Sat 2/9/2013 - Upper Merion Library
Mon 2/11/2013 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Tue 2/12/2013 - Abington Friends School
Wed 2/13/2013 - Beck Middle School
Fri 2/15/2013 - Coatesville VA Med Center
Sat 2/16/2013 - Chester County Library
Wed 2/20/2013 - Notre Dame Academy
Thu 2/21/2013 - Sabol Elem. School
Mon 2/25/2013 - MetEast H.S.
Mon 2/25/2013 - Egg Harbor Library - Young Audiences Presentations
Mon 2/25/2013 - Waretown Library - Young Audiences Presentations
Fri 3/1/2013 - MetEast H.S.
Fri 3/8/2013 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Thu 3/14/2013 - Historic Fallsington
Fri 3/15/2013 - Boyertown Junior High West
Fri 3/22/2013 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fri 3/22/2013 - Freedom Foundation
Thu 3/28/2013 - Van Zant School
Sat 3/30-31/2013 - Black History Showcasen - Convention Center
Tue 4/9/2013 - Haddonfield Central School
Mon 4/15/2013 - Sol Feinstone Elementary School
Thu 4/18/2013 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Sat 4/20/2013 - Pottsgrove Manor
Tue 4/23/2013 - Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School
Thu 4/25/2013 - Chestnutwold Elementary School
Sat 4/27/2013 - Historic Sugartown
Thu 5/2/2013 - Young Audience - West Deptford Library
Fri 5/24/2013 - Brandywine Battlefield
Mon 5/27/2013 - Freedom Foundation
Sun 6/2/2013 - Haveford Historical Society's 7h Annual Heritage Festival
Thu 6/6/2013 - Indian Lane School
Fri 6/14/2013 - Freedoms Foundations
Tue 7/2/2013 - Read Declaration of Independance in Wash., DC - American Historical Theatre
Sun 9/8/2013 - Chadds Ford Days
Mon 9/9/2013 - Paoli Battlefield Preservation Fund - Revolutionary Lecture Series at the General Warren Inne
Wed 9/11/2013 - Brandywine 9/11 Ceremony
Sat 9/14/2013 - Brandywine BBC / Michael Palin film shoot
Fri 9/20/2013 - Freedom Foundations
Sat 9/21/2013 - The Philadelphia Campaign of 1777 and Military Timeline - 236th Battle of Paoli Anniversary
Sat 9/28/2013 - Brandywine Encampment Day
Sun 9/29/2013 - Rose Tree Park History Day
Thu 10/3/2013 - Franklin Township Library
Sat 10/5/2013 - Germantown Battle
Sat 10/19/2013 - Massey House - Harvest Day Festival
Sun 10/27/2013 - Red Bank / Ft Mercer, NJ
Sat 11/2/2013 - Hope Lodge
Mon 11/4/2013 - Haverford Middle School
Thu 11/7/2013 - New Jersey Library Associationís Performerís Showcase - Kearny Public Library
Fri 11/8/2013 - Gladwyne Elementary
Sun 11/10/2013 - 236th Anniversary of the Siege & Bombardment of Fort Mifflin
Tue 11/12/2013 - Coatesville VA Medical Center
Wed 11/20/2013 - East Nantmeal Historical Society
Mon 12/2/2013 - Beck School, NJ
Sun 12/8/2013 - Washington's Crossing Rehearsal
Sat 12/14/2013 - Iron Works Hill
Wed 12/25/2013 - Washington's Crossing
Sat 12/28/2013 - Battle of Trenton
Sat 12/28/2013 - Trenton State Museum - Young Audience

2012

Wed 1/4/2012 - Princeton Academy
Fri 1/13/2012 - Westtown Thornbury School
Thu 1/19/2012 - Beck Middle School
Sat 1/21/2012 - St Peter's Pikeland United Church of Christ
Mon 1/30/2012 - Margert E. Heggan Library
Tue 1/31/2012 - Abington Friend's School
Wed 2/1/2012 - Broomall Rehab and Nursing Center
Thu 2/2/2012 - St. Elizabeth, Wyckoff NJ [Young Audiences of Eastern Pa and NJ]
Fri 2/3/2012 - Rose Tree Elementary
Sun 2/12/2012 - Jacobus Vanderveer House
Wed 2/15/2012 - Penn Wood Elementary School
Thu 2/16/2012 - Snyder Middle School
Sat 2/18/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Tue 2/21/2012 - East Bradford Elem.
Thu 2/23/2012 - Franklin Township Library
Sat 2/25/2012 - Jack & Jill
Sun 2/26/2012 - Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Camden, NJ
Fri 3/2/2012 - Boyertown Junior High West
Fri 3/23/2012 - Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
Sat 3/24/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Thu 3/29/2012 - Van Zant School
Sat 3/31/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Sat 4/7-8/2012 - Black History Showcase
Sat 4/14/2012 - Bartram - JROTC
Wed 4/18/2012 - Central School in Haddonfield, NJ
Fri 4/20/2012 - Russell Byers Charter School
Fri 4/20/2012 - American Revolutionary Round Table of Del.
Sat 4/21/2012 - Historic Sugartown Day
Wed 4/25/2012 - 2012 South Jersey Performer's Showcase
Wed 4/25/2012 - Chestnutwold Elementary
Sat 5/5/2012 - Lenape JROTC
Mon 5/7/2012 - Downingtown Middle School
Tue 5/8/2012 - St Gabriel at Morton Morton House, Norwood
Fri 5/11/2012 - Makefield Elem.
Wed 5/16/2012 - Norwood School at Morton Morton House, Norwood
Fri 5/18/2012 - Colonial Day at Elk Ridge School
Sat 5/19/2012 - Morgan Log House
Sun 5/20/2012 - Freedom Foundation
Mon 5/21/2012 - Mount Pleasant Elementary School
Sat 5/26/2012 - Morton Parade
Mon 5/28/2012 - DAR / SAR Ceremony at Tomb of Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier
Sat 6/2/2012 - Black Monument Wreath Laying @ Valley Forge
Sun 6/3/2012 - Haverford Heritage Festival
Thu 6/7/2012 - Indian Lane Elementary School
Sat 6/9-10/2012 - Artifest
Wed 7/4/2012 - National Archive Washington DC [American Historical Theatre]
Thu 7/12/2012 - Deptford Free Public Library
Wed 9/19/2012 - Marple Presby. Church
Fri 9/21/2012 - Freedom Foundation
Sun 9/23/2012 - Washington Crossing Historic Park
Sat 9/29/2012 - Brandywine Battlefield Encampment
Tue 10/2/2012 - Lorraine Ranalli Cucina Cafe Radio Show
Sat 10/6/2012 - Germantown Battle
Wed 10/17/2012 - Pre Siege Gathering at the City Tavern
Sat 10/20/2012 - West Jersey State Artillery bronze cannon dedication
Sun 10/21/2012 - Ft Mercer
Sat 11/3/2012 - Whitemarsh [Hope Lodge] Encampment Re-enactment
Mon 11/5/2012 - Haverford Middle School
Wed 11/7/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fri 11/9/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Sat 11/10/2012 - Ft. Mifflin
Sun 11/11/2012 - Philadelphia Chapter DAR
Tue 11/13/2012 - Freedoms Foundations - ACT Academy Charter School
Thu 11/15/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Fri 11/16/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Mon 11/19/2012 - Northley School
Tue 11/20/2012 - Northley School
Sat 11/24/2012 - Brandywine Colonial Day
Mon 11/26/2012 - Russell Byers School
Wed 11/28/2012 - African American Museum in Philadelphia
Thu 11/29/2012 - Jacobus Vanderveer House Presentation
Sat 12/8/2012 - Battle of Iron Works Hill
Sun 12/9/2012 - Washington's Crossing Rehearsal
Tue 12/11/2012 - Paxton Hollow School
Thu 12/13/2012 - Christ Church Lucia Fest
Tue 12/25/2012 - Washington's Crossing
Sat 12/29/2012 - Battle of Trenton

 

For more information contact:
Noah Lewis
610-352-4372
NedHector@aol.com

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