The French in America: From Fighting to Fashion

Stafford Branch of the Ocean County Library
129 N Main St, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
May 02, 2017
3:00 PM

Why did the French journey to North America in the 1600s? What treasures were they looking for, what did they find, and why did their efforts to establish a colony end in disaster and set the stage for the American Revolution? Join historical novelist Jeff Heller as he uses slide and commentary to present the fascinating story of how fighting, folkways and even fashion influenced the actions taken by the French in their bold quest to claim a continent.

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