To mark the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Alexander Hamilton's departure from his home in the Caribbean as he emigrated to New York a limited edition rum label was created as a collectible item. This special rum is hand bottled, labeled and numbered with only 250 bottles produced and can be purchased in the gift shop of the Alexander Hamilton Museum in Charlestown, Nevis, West Indies. Produced where Rum was first recorded, follow the tavern trail website to know more.
Author Memorial - Downing Park
A community tribute to the late Dr. David Schuyler, biographer of landscape architect A.J. Downing.
The Shephard's festival in Jaun, Switzerland is their largest gathering. Located in the Swiss heartland it marks a tradition of herding sheep livestock into the valley for grading. Best Shepherd wins an award, it's a national treasure.
Battle of Newtown
The Battle of Newton marked the cumulation of the Sullivan Campaign, a retaliatory mission to destroy native villages in Western New York State, met with fierce resistance from Iroquois Warriors.
Stony Point 240th event
This battlefield reenactment commemorated the 240th anniversary of when General Anthony Wayne defeated a British Garrison in a daring night time raid. This victory was much needed for the overall morale of the Patriot Army. 1500 Patriots participated overpowering the 750 British Soldiers. Well attended, scarcely marketed, this event promoted many historic trades enjoyed by kids and adults for a 2 day event.
Newburgh's Tower of Victory was built for the Centennial of the end of the United States Revolution. The site was chosen because General Washington issued the cease fire from his Newburgh Headquarters at the Hasbrouck House on April 19th of 1783. The tower roof had been damaged in a November storm of 1950 and was repaired and rededicated in 2019 after a decade long fund raising effort totaling over $2million in both public and private funds.
WWI - Centennial Delegation
A century later the soil of the French countryside continues to reveal the memory of a barrage of war.
The Battle of Brimstone Hill as it pertains to the American Revolutionary War