A special event sponsored by the Three Village Historical Society in cooperation with Special Collections of the University Libraries and the Center for Global and Local History.
Edward G. Lengel, Professor of History, University of Virginia and Editor-in-Chief of The George Washington Papers Project, will present George Washington: Unconventional Soldier.
Edwin G. Burrows, Professor of History, Brooklyn College, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning co-author of Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, will present The Prisoners of War of Occupied New York City, 1776-1783.
The University’s two letters authored by George Washington which document spy activities on Long Island during the American Revolution will be on display from 12-1 p.m. in Special Collections, Room E-2320 in the Melville Library (level 2).
Advance registration required. Please visit the website of the Three Village Historical Society for registration information.