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Revolutionary War reenactors - a woman and two children

3rd Annual Women in War Symposium

Event date Old Saratoga American Legion Post

The 3rd Annual Women in War Symposium returns to Saratoga County in 2024. Featuring noted authors & historians, the event will offer optional tours of the Saratoga Revolutionary heritage sites, compelling speaker panels, breakfast & lunch, plus time to enjoy the amenities Saratoga has to offer.

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Event Details

Start Time: 8:15am, Welcome & speakers begin at 9am. Light breakfast available upon check-in.

Location:
Old Saratoga American Legion Post
6 Clancy Street, Schuylerville, NY 12871
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Speakers:
  • Christine T. Valosin, "Revolutionary War Women at Schuyler's Saratoga Estate, 1775-1783"
  • Friederike Baer, Finalist, American Battlefield Trust Inaugural Military History Book, "With the Battle of Saratoga our Misfortunes began, Friederike Riedesel in the War for American Independence"
  • Vincent Albert Carretta, "Phillis Wheatley Peters: Biography of a Genius in Bondage"
  • Elizabeth Mauer, "Martha Washington Goes to Camp"
  • Holly A. Mayer, "Taking Fire: Margaret Corbin at Fort Washington"
  • Bruce M Venter, "Head of Faculty and Master of Ceremonies"

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Special Thanks to our 2024 Founding Sponsors!

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  1. Watch & Share the video overview of our Annual “Women in War” symposium, Saturday, May 4th, 815 am – 3:30pm
    • 8:15-8:45 am registration & continental breakfast
    • 9 am – Saratoga 250 Commission welcoming remarks & speaker kick-off
    • Lunch buffet with speakers and guests
    • Exhibits include Fort Plain Museum’s wide selection of American Revolution books, signings by authors, DAR/SAR info, & America’s Turning Point A/R demos
  2. OPTIONAL: join our limited first-come, first-served Sunday, May 5th guided tour
    • 10 am departure, Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center, 648 NY-32, Stillwater, NY, returning at 2pm
    • Guide shares stories of a chronological progression of the Battles of Saratoga
    • 4 stops including the Saratoga Battlefield & historic Surrender Site
    • Boxed lunch and beverage provided

Additional thanks to our founding 1777 Club 2024 Donors:

Jay & Noni Rifenbary, Bob Wilcox, Jared Rifenbary

Get advance notice and discounts to our annual and special events, merchandise, and more! Don’t miss out, join our “$250 for 250” or $1777 Club at our Donate page now. 

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