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The Revolutionary War Conference 250

The Revolutionary War Conference 250 in the Mohawk Valley

June 9-11, 2023

Confirmed Speakers for 2023

Fireside Chat - James Kirby Martin with Guest Host Mark Edward Lender - Professor and Student Discuss the American Revolutionary War, the Upcoming 250th Anniversary and Their Legacies

Friederike Baer - Hessians: The German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War

John “Jack” Buchanan - The Battle of Musgrove's Mill, 1780

Benjamin L. Carp - The Boston Tea Party at 250: Reflections on the Radicalism of the Revolutionary Movement

Vivian E. Davis - Over 250 Years Ago! The Battle of Golden Hill, January 19, 1770

Holly A. Mayer - Congress's Own A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union

Steven Park - 250 Years of Remembering: The Changing Landscape of Gaspee History

Nina Sankovitch - The Abiding Quest of a Forgotten Hero: How Josiah Quincy Battled Overwhelming Odds to Bring Together the Northern and Southern Colonies in 1773, Fanning the Flames of Revolution and Laying the Groundwork for Independence from England

Eric H. Schnitzer - Picturing History: The Images of the American War for Independence

Sergio Villavicencio - St Eustatius and the American Revolution

Mohawk Valley Resident Historian - Terry McMaster - A Revolutionary Couple on the Old New York Frontier: Col. Samuel Clyde & Catharine Wasson of Cherry Valley

New York State and the 250th: Where Things Stand - Presenters: Devin R. Lander, New York State Historian, Phil Giltner, Director of Special Projects, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and Lauren Roberts, Saratoga County Historian          

The Fort Plain Museum Board Chairman - Norman J. Bollen - The Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park’s Grand Enhancement Plan – Blockhouse Rebuilding Initiative

More Details will be Posted Very Soon!

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