UNITED EMPIRE LOYALIST
AIRED: Season 3, Episode 4
THE CASE: A Californian college dean comes across a family tree, begun by a deceased aunt, which contains the words "United Empire Loyalist" scribbled alongside several names.
Curious, she begins her own investigation and discovers that the United Empire Loyalists were descendants of the more than 50,000 people who fled to Canada following the defeat of the British in the Revolutionary War.
History Detectives travels to Canada, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to learn more about this mysterious family link to a forgotten story of the Revolutionary War.
The David Library of the American Revolution (Washington Crossing, PA) - excellent provider of primary sources on the Revolutionary War.