“The American Revolution on Long Island and in New York”

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.

Monday, October 4th from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“The American Revolution on Long Island and in New York”
Student Activities Center, Room 305

Guest speakers:
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.

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