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Arrest of William Franklin

PERTH AMBOY — The Proprietary House Association/Museum located at 149 Kearny Avenue, Perth Amboy will hold its “Annual Reenactment of the Arrest of the Royal Governor, William Franklin” – Benjamin Franklin’s son on June 16 at 1 p.m. Local Actor Kurt Epps will portray Governor William Franklin. There will be costumed re-enactors as well. Col. Heard will arrest the Governor and William will eventually be held in a prison in Connecticut.

Tours of the house will be held. Pictures with the Governor and/or other cast members can be taken by your own camera. No reservations are needed.

FREE, donations welcome. Fun for the whole family. Light refreshments.

For information, please call 732 826-5527 or email us at info@proprietaryhouse.org

 

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