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"Hessians" in the American Revolutionary War

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

    Presented by Eric Schnitzer, Saratoga National Park Ranger. This final presentation of the Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center's Winter Lecture Series at the Van Schaick Island Country Club 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. Dinner is available for separate purchase. Reservations highly recommended.

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