Speaking Events

Bob Mayers with his first two books, “Allison-Mayers Family History” and “The War Man”.

When not digging into the fascinating details of the American Revolution on field trips and in original documents of the period, Bob Mayers is available for speaking engagements and book signings.

He has spoken throughout the northeast and has been warmly welcomed at West Point Military Academy, Fort Meyers at the Pentagon, five Revolutionary War Roundtables, the Annual Meeting of the NJ Sons of the American Revolution, Authors Symposium at Washington’s Headquarters, Ford Mansion, Morristown, several historic societies, DAR Chapters, genealogy, civic and business groups.

Bob’s appearances are enhanced with striking PowerPoint presentations. Please feel free to contact him about his availability. Telephone: 908 757 0038

If you already have any of Bob’s books, bring them along for Bob to sign.


Upcoming Speaking Events:

9/16/18: Bob Mayers to Speak at New Jersey Sons of the American Revolution

Bob Mayers will speak at the New Jersey Society of Sons of the American Revolution on Sunday September 16, 2018 at 1:30pm, at the Iron Horse Restaurant, 20 Washington Ave. Westwood, NJ 07675

Searching for Yankee Doodle

The people most responsible for achieving America’s independence by winning the Revolutionary War were George Washington’s foot soldiers, the men of the Continental Army. Washington’s Soldiers in the American Revolution. Who exactly were they? What inspired them to endure appalling hardships during the most critical time in American history? Many different opinions have been offered over the years by historians about the common foot soldiers, the “grunts,” “doughboys” and “GIs” of the Continental Army.

Historian and author Robert A. Mayers unravels their lives, and offers a true image of the Yankee Doodles. He has published many works on the Revolutionary War and is an active member of several historical societies. Mayers has spoken at West Point and the Pentagon. His military experiences (as a combat officer in the Navy and Marine Corps) provide him with deep perspective of the campaigns and battles depicted in his works.

To learn, visit http://www.firstmountain.org or contact Phillip Berg at (201) 438-1030 or phils86@aol.com


9/22/18: Bob Mayers to Speak & Sign Books at New Providence Book Festival

As one of over a dozen authors, Bob will speak and sign his newest book, Revolutionary New Jersey on the grounds of the Salt Box Museum, 1350 Springfield Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.  Open from 9am to 3pm, the festival is free and open to all.
From more information, go to NewProvidenceBookFestival.com.


9/23/18: 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 NJ 08807

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