This week “The Historians” podcast features coverage of the American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley Conference held May 1-3. The half hour episode features interviews with conference participants Jim Kirby Martin, co-author of Forgotten Allies: The Oneida Indians and the American Revolution (Hill and Wang, 2006); Jack Kelly, author of Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America’s Independence (Macmillan, 2014); and Don Hagist, author of The Revolution’s Last Men: The Soldiers Behind the Photographs (Westholme Publishing, 2015).
Also heard on the podcast are conference attendees Kyle Jenks, producer of the Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama, retired Montgomery County Historian Jacqueline Murphy, John Warren of The New York History Blog, and conference organizer Brian Mack of Fort Plain Museum. The conference included a full day of history talks held at the Arkell Museum in Canajoharie and a bus tour of Revolutionary era historic sites in western Montgomery County. More than 100 people attended. Listen at “The Historians” online archive at http://www.bobcudmore.com/thehistorians/
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