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Thu
Jun 09
2022

American Revolution Conference in the Mohawk Valley

American Revolution Conference in the Mohawk Valley

June 9-12, 2022

The Conference is expanded to include 13 Speakers and Starts 1:00 pm on Friday, June 10th, Continues all day Saturday, June 11th and Ends about 12:30 pm on Sunday June 12th

There will be a Fife & Drum Concert Cocktail Reception on Saturday Evening June 11th located at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook located at 26 River Street, Amsterdam, NY 12010

The Bus Tour (sold out) is Thursday June 9th and start at the Fort Plain Museum located at 389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339

Please Click Here for the 2022 Conference Schedule (last updated 5/17/2022) - Please Check back as Schedule WILL CHANGE

Registration - Two ways to Register

Speakers/Topics include:

Fireside Chat (Sponsored by BATTLEMAPS.US) with John "Jack" Buchanan and Guest Host Bruce M. Venter - Rice Kings, "Pack of Beggars", and Smelly Continentals -- Revolution in the Deep South with the Swamp Fox, the Gamecock, and other characters "Agile, Mobile, and Hostile"

Edward G. Lengel - Enigmatic Warrior: Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Southern Campaign

William M. Fowler, Jr. - The Revolution's Odd Couple: John Hancock and Samuel Adams - This Talk is Supported by the Dr. Joseph Warren Foundation

James Kirby Martin - A Contagion of Violence: The Human Slaughter in Frontier New York: 1775-1783

Mark Edward Lender - John Brown's Raid on Fort Ticonderoga in September 1777

Ricardo A. Herrera - Feeding Washington's Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778

Eric H. Schnitzer - Brave and Gallant: Black and African American Military Men at Saratoga

Craig Bruce Smith - The Interests of Our Dearest Country: Honor and the Continental Army

David Head - George Washington and a Very Mysterious Business: Tracking Down the Newburgh Conspiracy

Christian McBurney - Dark Voyage: An American Privateer's War on Britain's African Slave Trade

Glenn F. Williams - Leadership from Both Sides During the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779

Robert A. Selig - The Road to Yorktown: Moving the Army from Newport, Rhode Island to Yorktown, Virginia

Lunch on Saturday is included in the registration fee. Lunch will consist of sandwiches, sides and beverages. There will also be Coffee/Beverage Breaks throughout.

*SOLD OUT - Bus Tour - Email info@fortplainmuseum.org to be put on a waiting list - Drums Along the Mohawk: General Nicholas Herkimer, the Battle of Oriskany and Siege of Fort Schuyler (Stanwix)

Join Tour Leaders Glenn F. Williams and Norman J. Bollen as they guide you through the pages of Walter D. Edmonds’ book, Drums Along the Mohawk. Relive General Herkimer’s and the Tryon County Militia’s march to relieve the troops at Fort Schuyler, and the Battle of Oriskany that took place on August 6, 1777.

Tour stops included the Fort Plain Museum, the Fort Stanwix National Monument, the Oriskany Battlefield, the General Herkimer Homestead, the Palatine Church, the sites of Fort Herkimer and Fort Dayton, and more. Lunch and a Bus Tour Booklet are included

This Bus Trip will start at the Fort Plain Museum located at 389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339

Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring snacks/beverages. This is a rain or shine Bus Tour.

Lodging - Please Click Here for the Hotel-Lodging Information - 2022 Rev War Conference

Conference Location - The Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Theater - The Visual Arts & Communications Building (Campus Map Building #2) - 2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095 - Please Park in Lots 5, 4 or Visitor's Lot - Please Click Here - FMCC Campus Map

Conference Sponsors - Please Click Here for Sponsor Information


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