Richard Bard's Capture, Escape & Rescue of his Wife from Indians

Please join us on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7 P.M. for “Richard Bard's Capture, Escape & Rescue of his Wife from Indians” presented by James Rada.  The program will be held in the auditorium of the Lutheran Seminary's Valentine Hall.

In 1758, Richard Bard and his family were captured by Delaware Indians near present-day Fairfield. Bard managed to escape after a few days, but his family was still being held captive. He spent the next two years searching for his wife and seeking a way to rescue her even as his former captors sought to kill him.

Jim, who lives in Gettysburg, PA, works as a freelance writer.  His articles appear regularly in a variety of regional and national magazines such as History Channel Magazine, Boy's Life, and History Magazine. Jim has also had more than two dozen short stories published.

This program is free and open to the public thanks to our sponsor ACNB Bank