Who was my ancestor COL. JOHN DURKEE ?
A Revolutionary war Hero Col. John Durkee's story began where the Sons of Liberty were organized, Durkee's Tavern in Norwich and were led by it's proprietor and owner, Captain John Durkee of Norwich; AKA Durkee and his “Irregulars” ...At just the right moment in history, just the right men were in just the right place. Their committee worked, huddled in inns, halls and taverns , to produce what has been the most important -- and beautiful -- political document in the history of the world, the
(Men like , Col. John Durkee, secured it's existence)
Col. John Durkee 1728-1782
Founder & Namer of Wilkes-Barré,
Meeting in Durkee's TavernThe story of the Connecticut Sons of Liberty begins with passage of the hated Stamp Act by the English Parliament on March 22, 1765. Secret colonial societies, known as the Sons of Liberty, were formed in the Colonies to oppose this Act.
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<>My Father Maj. Daniel Robert Durkee, U.S. Army