Adventures In The Neutral Ground: The Revolutionary War In Westchester County

Westchester County played a dramatic, sustained and crucial role in the Revolutionary War. Many casual observers today might consider Boston or Philadelphia to be the major, or only, sites for Revolutionary War history. While those sites may rightly boast of key incidents or events, Westchester County was critically and strategically important throughout the full eight years of the war. With photographs from historic sites around the county, Dr. Weiselberg's slide show offers a comprehensive view of the many people, places and events in Westchester County, including in the Briarcliff area, which shaped the Revolutionary War, and in turn how the experience of war left its mark on Westchester County and on American memory more broadly. Dr. Erik Weiselberg, Principal Historian for Revolutionary Westchester 250, holds a Ph.D. in U.S. History from the University of Oregon and has been a social studies teacher in Westchester for over 18 years. This program is cosponsored by the Briarcliff Manor - Scarborough Historical Society and the Briarcliff Manor Public Library. 

Registration is recommended but seating is limited and on a first come basis. To register, please email Karen Smith at or Shelley Glick at or call the library at 914-941-7072.

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