The Dey Mansion will host its 4th Annual George Washington Symposium on Sunday, February 19, beginning at 10 am. The symposium focuses on a variety of topics on eighteenth-century history and the American Revolution where historians and researchers have the opportunity to present their projects.
New Jersey Hessians in the American Revolution: Truth and Lore, Dr. Peter Lubrecht, Historian
The Burned Letter: Marquis De Chastellux’s Stolen Words, Thomas Dempsey, Volunteer & Researcher
How Were the French and American Revolution Connected, Ellie Abdi, Ph.D., Montclair State University
In 1781, New Jersey Witnessed the Brave Men of Color Who Won American Independence, Brad Fay, Trustee of the National Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association
“Hue and Cry:” Attempts to Capture William Livingston During the American Revolution, Nicole Skalenko, American History Graduate Student at Rutgers University-Camden
Not Just Your Average Grandparetn’s Attic Full of Stuff: Morristown National Historical Parks 87 Years of Archaeological Finds!, Steven Santucci, High School History Teacher and member of the Archaeological Society of New Jersey
Colonial Taverns of New Jersey – Libations, Liberty and Revolution, Michael C. Gabriele, Author
Tickets are required to attend. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.