A Revolutionary Trio: Molly Ferris Akin

An old Akin Family Association newsletter story mentioned Molly Ferris Akin. Did the young Quaker woman really sneak into the British encampment and fire a musket? If so, then she supposedly alerted the Americans to their location in Pawling, New York. The pieces of her story weren’t in one place. Verissima Productions and I traveled to Dartmouth, (Massachusetts), Pawling, and to coastal Maine. See what you think. Did she or didn’t she?

We made that trip 5 years ago! It takes a long time to make a dream a reality. Financial support for this project came from you through our Kickstarter and fundraising campaign.  Thank you for making my wish come true.

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