Description: The harsh winters endured by George Washington and the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War affected the outcome of several battles and changed America’s destiny. Join historical weather researcher John Horrigan as he presents a captivating lecture that describes the severe winters (and their subsequent historical impact) from 1770 through 1783. Mr. Horrigan will discuss the bleak conditions encountered during the Crossing of the Delaware, the Arnold Expedition and the Encampment at Valley Forge. Many other historic winter events relative to the American REvolution will also be discussed. Please join us for this wintry mix of American History.
The Battle of Trenton
The Battle of Quebec
Washington Crosses The Delaware
Encampment at Valley Forge
This painting is entitled "The Nobel Train of Artillery" and depicts the Knox Cannon Train of 1775-76. It is painted by Tom Lovell and used by permission of the Dixon Ticonderoga Company Collection.