Announcing the 8th Culper Spy Day: Saturday, September 10

The 8th annual Culper Spy Day will be held on Saturday, September 10 (rain date: September 11) from 10am to 4pm.  A collaboration of more than thirty local institutions and organizations, Culper Spy Day is an activity-filled day of community events highlighting the history behind George Washington’s intelligence gathering ring.

Special Collections will have on view facsimiles (copies) of its two George Washington letters at the headquarters of the Three Village Historical Society in Setauket, New York.

While this is a FREE community wide event, there are fees associated with specific experiences. Visit the event website for more information: 

Letter, George Washington to Benjamin Tallmadge, 1779.
First part of an original letter from George Washington to Benjamin Tallmadge,
September 25, 1779.
Kristen Nyitray

Kristen Nyitray

Associate Librarian; Director, Special Collections and University Archives; and University Archivist at Stony Brook University Libraries
Contact her for research assistance with rare books, manuscript collections, historical maps, and SBU history. E-mail:
Kristen Nyitray
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