South Shore: Historian Discusses Local Connection To Evacuation Day

Credit: Wikipedia

Gen John Thomas Credit: Wikipedia

You probably know at least a little bit about St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, but you may not know much about Evacuation Day.

However, Peter Drummey, of the Massachusetts Historical Society, says there’s a strong connection to the South Shore.

WATD’s Christine James had a chance to speak with Drummey about the role of Gen. John Thomas.


About Christine James

Christine James is the Managing News Editor, and anchor at WATD. She has been a fixture here since 1990. Along the way in her WATD newsroom journey, she has won numerous broadcast awards including the Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow National Award for "Best Newscast."