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Shore to Shore: The Hudson River as the Springboard for the Yorktown Campaign in the American Revolution!
Harmony Hall-Jacob Sloat House
15 Liberty Rock Rd
Sloatsburg, NY, NY 10974
Region: Lower Hudson
- September 21, 2019, 3:00PM, parking on-site
DetailsEvent Type Presentationand Symposium: Listen
Learn and Add Your Thoughts! Description Dr. Robert A. Selig, official National Park Service historian for the Congressionally-designated Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail will present findings on the dramatic crossing of the Hudson River by 7,000 French Troops under General Comte de Rochambeau and Colonial Troops under General George Washington on their march to THe Battle of Yorktown, Va., where the British surrendered. There will be a presentation of known facts -- and a discussion among local residents and historians to identify local oral history, family history and local lore in a search for discovery about participation from regional colonialists, Native Americans and enslaved peoples. Sponsoring Organization Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Association
RegistrationAdvance registration required.
Registration deadline -- September 20, 2019 firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional InformationActivities: There will be a reception following the presentation and discussion.
Additional Equipment Required: No
Event Duration (hours): 3 hrs
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No