Mohawk conference planned
FORT PLAIN — The American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference is back and is being held on June 7 through 9. Join the celebration of the Fort Plain Museum’s fifth year holding this premier conference with more speakers and an early sign-up special — savings of $10 off conference admission by if registered by May 31.
Conference speakers include David L. Preston, First in Peace: The Delaware Indian Nation and its 1778 Treaty with the United States; Eric H. Schnitzer, Benedict Arnold at Saratoga: How a Newly Discovered Letter Changed History; Mark Edward Lender, The Plot against General Washington: The Conway Cabal Reconsidered; James Kirby Martin, The Man Who Wouldn’t Be King: George Washington, an Exceptional Revolutionary Leader; Holly A. Mayer, Women at War: Continental Army Followers; John Buchanan, The Road to Charleston: How Major General Nathanael Greene Dealt with Logistics, Savage Civil War, and Politics in the Carolina’s and Georgia; Glenn F. Williams, Beyond the Mohawk: the Battles of Newtown and Groveland; Albert Louis Zambone, The Rewards of Persistence: Daniel Morgan in the Saratoga Campaign; Tony Williams, George Washington & Alexander Hamilton: A Revolutionary Relationship; Christian Di Spigna, Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution’s Lost Hero; and Douglas J. Pippin, The American Revolution in the St. Lawrence Valley.
Also returning is Mohawk Valley Legend, Bob Cudmore as conference master of ceremonies. There is a fundraising dinner with a talk by Bruce M. Venter on Defending the Mohawk Valley: Forts and Homes Illustrated by Rufus Grider’s Art Work, a genealogy day and more.
For pricing, more information, to register and to view a schedule; visit http://www.fortplainmuseum.com/conference or call (518) 774-5669.