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:

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. Bob’s topic will be “Middlebrook-The Revolutionary War Campground that saved America.


March 5, 7:30pm Hackettstown Historic Soc.American Legion 450 Willow Grove St. Hackettstown, N.J. “Searching For Yankee Doodle-Washington’s Common Soldiers


March 6, 7:00pm Bound Brook Seniors, United Methodist Church, 150 W Union Ave. Bound Brook N.J. “The Forage War Boils Over- Murder on the Millstone-1777”


March 9, 2:00 pm, Middletown N.J. Middletown Public Library
“The War at the Shore- Whaleboats, Tories and Massacres”


March 16 10:00am place TBA Raritan-Millstone Heritage Alliance
“Somerset County and the Raritan Valley- Crossroads of the Revolution”


March 24, 2:00pm, Connecticut Farms Presbyterian Church Union, N.J.
“The 1777 Campaign in Central N.J.- The Battle of the Short Hills and Beyond”


March 30, 2:00pm Westfield Public Library 550 E Broad St. Westfield N.J.
“The War in the Westfield Area-Retreating Redcoats Ravage the Countryside”


April 7, 1:00pm Vanderveer House and Museum Rt202/206 Bedminster, N.J.
“Middlebrook and Pluckemin -Hub of the American Revolution”


April 13, 1:00pm Battle of Bound Brook Staats House 77 Von Steuben Lane, South Bound Brook, N.J. “Revolutionary New Jersey- Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the Revolution


July 1, 7:00pm Somerset Co. Library, 1 Vogt Drive, Bridgewater, N.J.
Revolutionary New Jersey-Forgotten Towns and Crossroads of the American Revolution” 


Details will appear before event at www.revolutionarydetective.com

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