Submitted by ub on Sat, 07/05/2014 - 17:59

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

For Media & Public

Contact: David Osborn (site manager), at 914-667-4116;

Battle of Princeton,
at National Historic Site in Westchester County,
Saturday afternoon, July 12

Archeologist and historian Wade Catts explores the crucial Battle of Princeton, one of General Washington’s great victories in the Revolutionary War, in a special talk at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, in Mt. Vernon, on Sat. July 12, at 1 PM. Mr. Catts co-authored a major new study of the terrain and battle accounts, providing a more accurate understanding of the engagement. He will also explain how the action at Princeton, in early January 1777, played an important role in sustaining the American cause. Following the talk, tour the historic church and cemetery, one of the nation’s oldest burial yards.

Parking and admission are free; light refreshments served.

Saturday, July 12, 2014, 1 PM

Where: St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY, 914-667-4116;
Directions: Non commercial vehicles can reach the site by way of the Hutchinson River Parkway, Exit 7, Boston Road, and then follow directional signs to the site.