Thursday August 22, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Flying Camps in the Revolutionary War
Rebecca Price Janney’s newest books, a series of novels (3 now) about two people who live 250+ years apart, are joined by common experiences and a hometown. These are a result of her own family research about 10 years ago. In which she uncovered layers of ancestors and their stories, including a fascinating figure, a Revolutionary War colonel and Pennsylvania "big wig." Janney will tell the harrowing story of Colonel Peter Kichline and the Northampton County Flying Camp battalion that traveled north to fight in the Battle of Long Island with General George Washington.
The is event will take place on Thursday August 22, 2019 at the Historical Society Headquarters at 1654 DeKalb Street in Norristown, PA. The evening will begin at 6:30 with a social gathering and light refreshments. The presentation will begin at 7:00 pm and last for about an hour with time for questions and book signing at the end. This program is free and open to the public.
Funding for the Historical Society of Montgomery County is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission,
a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.