The British Are Coming! The British Are Coming!

Date: October 2, 2004 - October 3, 2004

Spend a weekend with the Loyalists. The descendants of the colonists who left for Canada during the American Revolution will be returning to Hudson Valley to visit the sites where their ancestors once lived. They have curriculum material on the American Revolution that provides a different perspective from American produced curriculum. Participants will have the opportunity to hear and experience the other side of the story.

October 2, Saturday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Ramada Inn, Newburgh (start and finish)
Tour Guide: Edward Kipp, PhD, MLS, UE
Hours: 8 Cost: $75

Morning: Kingston, Hurley, Marbletown, Stoneridge, Huguenot Village
Lunch: Huguenot Village: light lunch included
Afternoon: Windsor Cantonment, Knox’s Headquarters, Washington’s Headquarters

Evening: Ramada Inn, Newburgh, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Hours: 3
Cost: $40

Vin Dacquino, author of Sybil Ludington
The Hon. Dr. Ray Raymond, MBE, FRSA, British Consulate, “The American Revolution: The British Perspective”
Dinner and copy of book included
October 3, Sunday, 8:15 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Ramada Inn, Newburgh
Tour Guide: Edward Kipp, PhD, MLS, UE
Hours: 8
Cost: $75

Morning: Plum Point and Fort Montgomery
Lunch: Schade’s Restaurant, Highland Falls, light lunch included
Afternoon: West Point Participants must include the type of the identification (such as driver’s license) that they intend to use for entrance into West Point, date of birth MMDDYY format, and state of residence

Evening: Ramada Inn, Newburgh, 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm
Hours: 1.5
Cost: $25

Jim Johnson, Marist College, “The American Revolution in the Hudson Valley”
Mail to: Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education
PO Box 41, Purchase, NY 10577

Cutoff Date: September 23