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"Hessians" in the American Revolutionary War Presented by Eric Schnitzer

  • Presented By: Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center's Location: Van Schaick Island Country Club 201 Continental Ave, Cohoes, NY 12047 Cohoes, NY 12047
  • Dates: March 8, 2022
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Admission to the lecture: $6 nonmembers $5 members
  • Overview

    Presented by Eric Schnitzer, Saratoga National Park Ranger. This presentation offers an overview of the 37,000 German soldiers hired by the British from seven German states during the war. The program briefly identifies the German nation states, addresses common myths about the German soldiers, and focuses on the Germans serving under General Burgoyne in 1777.

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