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The Revolutionary War 1776-1783 in Westchester County (Saturday, December 8, 2018 11:30 AM – 04:00 PM)

Jay Heritage Center

Phone: (914) 698-9275

Join us for the launch of Revolutionary Westchester 250 with a full day of family-friendly, outdoor fun & learning with historic re-enactors! Travel back in time to the campsites, homes and “Neutral Grounds.” Experience life during the turbulent times of John Jay, Benedict Arnold, Anne Miller, Aaron Palmer and George Washington. Meet CBS anchor and Yonkers First Lady, Mary Calvi, author of Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love, Mary Philipse.


In the afternoon, adults can enjoy an informational panel with diverse topics and noted historians including: The Quakers in Westchester County during the Revolutionary War by noted author Gray Williams, and New Castle’s Town Historian; America’s First Integrated Regiment at Yorktown with George Harmon and Olney Reynolds and the story of commemorating the 1st Rhode Island Regiment at Pines Bridge; Hasting’s new Gateway Monument Project: The Battle of Edgars Lane Re-Remembered; Tales of Adventure, Espionage and Patriotism at the Center of the Fight for Independence with historian Erik Weiselberg.


Location: 1838 Jay Mansion, Jay Meadow & 1907 Van Norden Carriage House |FREE |For further information: www.jayheritagecenter.org or [email protected]

Jay Heritage Center

Phone: (914) 698-9275

Join us for the launch of Revolutionary Westchester 250 with a full day of family-friendly, outdoor fun & learning with historic re-enactors! Travel back in time to the campsites, homes and “Neutral Grounds.” Experience life during the turbulent times of John Jay, Benedict Arnold, Anne Miller, Aaron Palmer and George Washington. Meet CBS anchor and Yonkers First Lady, Mary Calvi, author of Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love, Mary Philipse.


In the afternoon, adults can enjoy an informational panel with diverse topics and noted historians including: The Quakers in Westchester County during the Revolutionary War by noted author Gray Williams, and New Castle’s Town Historian; America’s First Integrated Regiment at Yorktown with George Harmon and Olney Reynolds and the story of commemorating the 1st Rhode Island Regiment at Pines Bridge; Hasting’s new Gateway Monument Project: The Battle of Edgars Lane Re-Remembered; Tales of Adventure, Espionage and Patriotism at the Center of the Fight for Independence with historian Erik Weiselberg.


Location: 1838 Jay Mansion, Jay Meadow & 1907 Van Norden Carriage House |FREE |For further information: www.jayheritagecenter.org or [email protected]

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