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Spy Trial in Frederick Town

October 28, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Frederick Town, as the City of Frederick was once called, was the site of the trial of the highest-ranking federal official ever accused of being a spy for a foreign power: General James Wilkinson. Learn why Wilkinson was tried in Frederick, and how, with the assistance of Roger Taney, he avoided being convicted of his crimes.

The talk with be presented by Howard W. Cox, a resident of Frederick who is working on a biography of Wilkinson.

Event is free, but registration is required.


October 28, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Heritage Frederick