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10:30 am

The Life of a Revolutionary Foot Soldier

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30 am

"The Life of a Revolutionary Foot Soldier," will take place at the Snyder Academy on April 20, 2017. The presentation will be given by Mr. Damien Cregeau, historian and re-enactor, in the full uniform and kit of a typical Revolutionary War foot soldier. He will talk about the various challenges the soldiers faced, including not […]

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1:00 pm

Whitall House tours at Red Bank Battlefield

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Whitall House/ Red Bank Battlefield, 100 Hessian Avenue
National Park, NJ 08063 United States

The James and Ann Whitall House is open seasonally, from April through mid-October, most Thursdays through Sunday, from 1pm to 4pm. Contact the park at (856)853-5120 to confirm openings. Red Bank Battlefield Park is open year round, sunrise to sunset, except Christmas Day and New Year's Day. In 1748, Quakers Ann and James Whitall established […]

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6:30 pm

Paint & Sip at the Jacobus Vanderveer House

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jacobus Vanderveer House, 3055 River Road
Bedminster, NJ United States
$25 - $35.

Learn to paint with Center for Contemporary Art’s Priscilla Flores as she guides you through the creative process. Relax and unwind with friends as you learn painting styles and techniques while creating your own masterful design using acrylics on canvas. Cost of the program is $35 or Members $25. Includes supplies for painting and sipping. […]

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7:00 pm

Washington’s Indispensable Partner

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:00 pm
Washington Crossing Historic Park, 1112 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Free Lecture on Alexander Hamilton: Washington's Indispensable Partner The musical “Hamilton” may be Broadway’s hottest ticket, but there is still much the public doesn’t know about this Founding Father, including his contribution to George Washington’s success. On Thursday, April 20 at 7 PM, historical analyst Rand Scholet (photo, left) will present “Alexander Hamilton: Washington’s Indispensable […]

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7:30 pm

Occasioned My Move to Verplank: The Attempt to Rescue to Convention Army

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201-1209 Main Street
River Edge, NJ 07661 United States

Before the British and American armies settled into winter quarters for 1778, Sir Henry Clinton undertook one last mission: a swift strike in the Lower Hudson Valley to rescue the prisoners of war from Saratoga as they passed the Hudson River at King's Ferry with a landing at the important post of Stony Point. Michael J. F. Sheehan […]

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From Faithless Tories to Beloved Friends: South Carolina’s Genius at Healing the Revolution

Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm
David Library, 1201 River Road
Washington Crossing, PA 18977 United States

Thursday, April 20, 2017 – 7:30 PM Rebecca Brannon, Ph. D., Associate Professor of History, James Madison University: “From Faithless Tories to Beloved Friends: South Carolina’s Genius at Healing the Revolution.” Americans tend to forget how divided the country really was regarding the American Revolution.  Substantial numbers of Americans were Loyalists, and the War for […]

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