Who Was Alice ?

About Alice of Old Vincennes . . .

The story of Alice Roussillon and the town of Vincennes during the Revolutionary War is told in the context of George Rogers Clark’s actual capture of Fort Sackville from the British, under the command of Lieutenant Governor Henry Hamilton, in February 1779. The young woman Alice Roussillon is the central character of a romance novel by Maurice Thompson, published in 1900. The musical Alice of Old Vincennes combines history and fiction.
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