The Time and the Valleys Museum will host “British Strategy in the Hudson River/Lake Champlain Corridor during the American Revolution (1776 – 1777),” an illustrated talk set for Sunday, October 17th.
Military Historian Charles Breiner of Claryville, NY will discuss British strategy to divide New England from the rest of the colonies by taking control of the Lake Champlain – Hudson River Corridor. The planners will be introduced, including King George III, Lord North and Lord George Germain and the men chosen to implement this strategy, Major General Guy Carlton, Governor of Quebec, General William Howe and his brother Admiral Richard Howe, along with General John Burgoyne. The campaigns of 1776 and 1777 will be covered culminating with the Battle of Saratoga and General Burgoyne’s surrender on October 17th, 1777 which led to the American victory in the Revolution.
This program will begin at 2 pm and will be held in person and online via Zoom. Admission is $2 for members, $5 for adults and $2 for children. In Person attendance is limited to 30 and registration is required. To register email email@example.com with your name and number of attendees, and put In Person Registration in the subject line, or call (845) 985-7700.
To attend the program virtually, email firstname.lastname@example.org for the link, and put Zoom Program Registration in the subject line.
The Time and the Valleys Museum is located at 332 Main Street in Grahamsville (St. Rt. 55), Sullivan County. For more information visit their website.
Paintings, from above: General John Burgoyne; and King George III.