Strong Ground makes a great gift!

Still looking for a present or two this holiday time? Think about giving a gift of history. Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution is the beautiful, richly illustrated and dramatic story of the important role in the War of Independence played by our region. Get the book at local bookstores, or order online.

Journal of the American Revolution review of Strong Ground

The Journal of the American Revolution has published a glowing review of Strong Ground, written by Gene Procknow. After describing the action at Mount Independence, Procknow concludes his review as follows: I strongly recommend Strong Ground to both scholars as well as enthusiasts. The book is unique, because it fills an historical gap as well … Continue reading Journal of the American Revolution review of Strong Ground

Celebrate the publication of Strong Ground

Update: See pictures from the event here. The Mount Independence Coalition is holding a party to celebrate the publication of Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution. Saturday, July 29 at 12:30 p.m. The festivities will begin with a little pomp and ceremony, as we reflect on the history of the Mount and the … Continue reading Celebrate the publication of Strong Ground

Stories of Mount Independence: Recent Research

Mount Independence State Historic Site Sunday, July 23, 2017, from 2:00 to 3:30 A group of researchers shares their latest historical discoveries about Mount Independence history during this panel presentation moderated by site interpreter and historian Paul Andriscin. Ennis Duling, fresh from editing the new book Strong Ground: Mount Independence and the American Revolution, will … Continue reading Stories of Mount Independence: Recent Research

11th Annual Maguire Lecture: Paul Staiti on John Trumbull – July 1

Join us for the 11th annual J. Robert Maguire Lecture, this year featuring art historian Paul Staiti speaking about John Trumbull, one of the subjects of his new book Of Arms and Artists. The lecture, titled "John Trumbull's Revolution," will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, at the Mount Independence State Historic Site … Continue reading 11th Annual Maguire Lecture: Paul Staiti on John Trumbull – July 1