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Coming Soon: Revolutionary Roads: Searching for the War That Made America Independent…and All the Places It Could Have Gone Terribly Wrong by Bob Thompson

January 25th, 2023

REVOLUTIONARY ROADS takes readers on a time-traveling adventure through the crucial places American independence was won and might have been lost. You’ll ride shotgun with Bob Thompson as he puts more than 20,000 miles on his car, not to mention his legs; walks history-shaping battlefields from Georgia to Quebec;

Book Release: The Battle of Harlem Heights, 1776 by David Price

January 16th, 2023

The Battle of Harlem Heights is an under appreciated milestone in American military history. The engagement on upper Manhattan Island on September 16, 1776, was the first successful battle for George Washington’s troops in the quest for independence from Great Britain and presaged the emergence of an effective fighting force among the citizen-soldiers who made up the Continental Army.

French president a fitting first State Dinner guest for Biden administration

January 12th, 2023

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden greet French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron as they arrive for a State Dinner on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (Patrick Semansky/AP)

It is profoundly fitting that the honor of the first State Dinner of the Biden administration was bestowed this month upon France’s President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte.

During the Revolutionary War,…[Read More]

Winter News from Odell House

January 5th, 2023

Here’s a quick update from our friends at the Odell House;

We’re thrilled to announce two wonderful awards!

The Town of Greenburgh was awarded $500,000 in New York State Environmental Protection Funds for another phase of restoration for OHRH.

Battle of Rhode Island Association Welcomes New Board Members and Partners

December 13th, 2022

The Battle of Rhode Island Association's logo and wordmark

The Battle of Rhode Island Association announces the addition of Dereke Mays and Nick Hardisty
as Directors to the Board. Dereke Mays will be representing the Newport NAACP. Nick Hardisty
comes on board representing Tall Ships America. Also retired Navy Capt. Dr. Murray Norcross
has joined the Board as an Advisor on Grants.

Dereke and the Newport Chapter of the NAACP have been the leaders in commemorating the
lives and memories of the First Black Regiment….[Read More]