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7/1/2019: Bob Mayers to Speak at Somerset County Library

Author and historian Robert Mayers will speak on the “Forgotten Revolutionary Battlefields of Somerset County” at the Somerset County Library on July 1st at  7:00pm. This looks to be a great event. And it’s open to the public. Somerset Co. … Continue reading

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3/5/2019: Mayers Speaks to Hackettstown Historical Society

Hackettstown Historical Society – American Legion 494 Willow Grove Hackettestown, N.J. Tuesday, March 5, 7:30 PM  Searching for Yankee Doodle-Washington’s Common Soldiers in the American Revolution Author and Historian Bob Mayers explores the vastly different opinions have been offered over … Continue reading

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2/22/2019: Bob Mayers to Speak at Washington Campground Assn.

Bob Mayers will speak at the Annual Meeting of the Washington Campground Association. The program and buffet dinner is to celebrate Washington’s Birthday. The event will be at 6PM at the Somerville Elks Lodge at 375 Union Avenue in Bridgewater, NJ. … Continue reading

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12/1/2018: Murder on the Millstone

 Murder on the Millstone — Somerset County,  the Raritan Valley and Manville — Crossroads of the Revolution-1777  When: Saturday, Dec. 1  1:00 PM Where:  Manville Library, 101 South 10th Avenue, Manville, NJ Historian Robert Mayers, Author of Revolutionary New Jersey-Forgotten … Continue reading

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11/10/2018 – Bob Mayers Speaks to the DAR

Bob Mayers will speak on Sunday 11/18/2018 at a meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Huddy Chapter (DAR) at Captain’s Inn, 304 E. Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ. The people most responsible for achieving America’s independence by winning … Continue reading

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11/8/2018: Westfield Genealogy Society Presentation by Robert A. Mayers

Writing and Publishing Your Family History Bob Mayers is a dedicated and proficient genealogist. He portrayed his family’s history in his book The Portrait of an American Family Allison-Mayers Family History. This published published narrative goes back 600 years and … Continue reading

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11/7/2018 – Bob Mayers to Speak at Bound Brook Library

Wednesday, Nov. 7 @ 7:00 PM,  Bound Brook Library The Bound Brook Public Library is proud to present author and historian Robert Mayers, who will relate what happened in the Raritan Valley during the Revolutionary War. Bloody Bound Brook, the … Continue reading

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10/6/2018: Bob Mayers to Sign Books at Twin Forts Day in Montgomery, NJ

Bob Mayers will be signing his book Searching for Yankee Doodle at the reenactment of the Battle of Fort Montgomery. On October 6, 1777 an invading British Army assaulted the fort. Outnumbered 3 to 1, the defending Continental soldiers and militia held out … Continue reading

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September 23, 2018, Bob Mayers to Speak at the Heritage Trail Association

Bob Mayers will speak at the Heritage Trail Association on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Van Horne House, 941 East , Main Street, Bridgewater N.J. 08807 Greater Somerset County –Hub of the American Revolution Earlier this year … Continue reading

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9/22/2018: Book Signing and Discussion by Bob Mayers on his new book, Revolutionary New Jersey, Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution

Bob Mayers joins over a dozen authors at the New Providence Book Festival on Saturday, September 22, 2018, 9am to 3pm at the Salt Box Museum, 1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence N. J. (Rain date September 29) Author and historian … Continue reading

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