Author and historian Bob Mayers will be part of a full-day program, sponsored by the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot. Bob topic will be “Who Were The Common Soldiers of the Continental Army that served at Fishkill and Defended the Hudson River Valley?” The men who lived and died at Fishkill and participated in the turbulent wartime events along the vital waterway were the privates of the Continental Army and local farmers of the county militias who joined them at critical times. Bob examines their lives and their motivations in his new book, Searching for Yankee Doodle -Washington’s Soldiers in the American Revolution. This educational program will be at Hyatt House in Fishkill, Register by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Future Bob Mayers Events:
- November 18, 2016, 8:00 pm, Sons of the American Revolution, Westfield, N.J.
- November 19 2016, 12:30 pm, Society of Mayflower Descendants. Suburban Country Club, Union, NJ
- February 22, 2017 6:00 pm, George Washington’s Birthday Party – Sponsored by the Washington Campground Association. Bridgewater, N.J.
- February 25, 2017, 2:00 pm, Bridgewater Public Library
- March 13 2017, 7:00 pm, Hawthorne Public Library