The American Revolution in the Hudson Valley

Date: June 27, 2006 - June 30, 2006

Contact Hours: 30
Cost: $195 (includes 4 lunches and 2 dinners)
Cutoff Date: May 27
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Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the American Revolution in the Hudson Valley in the classrooms of West Point, to visit the sites of the American Revolution, to cruise the Hudson River, and to obtain primary source documents and curriculum for the classroom.

June 27: West Point (9:00-8:30)
“The Origins of the Revolutionary War: Could It Have Been Avoided?”
Ray Raymond, SUNY and US Military Academy, West Point
“The Revolutionary War in a Global Context: Why Did the British Lose and the Americans Win?”
Ray Raymond, SUNY and US Military Academy, West Point
Private bus tour of West Point and Fort Putnam
West Point Museum
Dinner at the Hotel Thayer: with Thom Wermuth, Marist College, “The American Revolution in the Hudson Valley”
June 28: Newburgh (9:00-8:00)
“George Washington as Military Commander” Ray Raymond
Washington’s Headquarters
New Windsor Cantonment
Knox’s Headquarters
Dinner at Torches on the Hudson
“The Ride of Sybil Ludington”, Vin Daquino, author
June 29: Stony Point, Fort Montgomery, Constitution Island
June 30: Beacon and Newburgh (9:00-4:00)
Mount Gulian Living History: The World of the Re-Enactor
Teaching American Revolution Workshop
Hudson River Cruise
Reservations have been made at the Super8, 1287 Route 300, Newburgh at the rate of $36/night double occupancy plus tax. Call 845-564-5700.

For further information contact Dr. Peter Feinman at the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education at 914-939-9071 or email us at: