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:

Saturday, May 1, 2022, 2PM – 4 PM
Bob Mayers will speak to readers and sign his book, Historic Tales of Watchung
Texier House (on the Watchung Circle)
10 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, NJ

Saturday, May 14, 2022, 2 PM – 3PM
Bob Mayers will speak on his book,
Middlebrook, The Revolutionary War Encampment that Saved America.
Somerset County Library System,
Bridgewater branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater Township, NJ 08807

Tuesday, Feburary 22, 2022, 6 PM

Dinner: $20 members, $25 non-members Contact Phil 732 469 6453

Past Events:

Saturday October 9, 2021, 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Book signing, house tours – Bob Mayers “Historic Tales of Watchung” Texier House (on the Watchung Circle) 10 Mountain Boulevard Watchung, NJ

Sunday, October 10, 2021, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Book Signing and house tours – Bob Mayers “Middlebrook, The Revolutionary War Encampment that Saved America” book The Jacobus Vanderveer House 3055 River Road Park Bedminster, NJ 07921

Washington Campground Association Bob Mayers will speak at the Annual Meeting. 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.

Hackettstown Historic Society American Legion 450 Willow Grove St. Hackettstown, N.J. “Searching For Yankee Doodle-Washington’s Common Soldiers

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

Middletown Public Library, Middletown N.J. “The War at the Shore- Whaleboats, Tories and Massacres”

Raritan-Millstone Heritage Alliance “Somerset County and the Raritan Valley- Crossroads of the Revolution”

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

Westfield Public Library, 550 E Broad Street, Westfield N.J. “The War in the Westfield Area-Retreating Redcoats Ravage the Countryside”

Vanderveer House and Museum, Rt202/206 Bedminster, N.J. “Middlebrook and Pluckemin -Hub of the American Revolution”

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

Sons of the American Revolution, Marriott Princeton Hotel, 100 College Rd. East, Princeton, N.J. Forgotten Crossroads and town of the American Revolution in Central New Jersey.

Dey Mansion, 199 Totowa Ave. Wayne, N.J. Forgotten Crossroads and town of the American Revolution, Pompton and Federal Hill.

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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