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Author and Presenter Dr. Peter Lubrecht’s latest book and dynamic presentations are committed to making History come alive!

During the American Revolution, Great Britain hired thirty thousand German troops to fight rebellious colonists. Five thousand of those troops marched across New Jersey from Princeton and Trenton all the way to the northern tip of Sussex County. Though popular legend would cast them as cold and vicious mercenaries, many were prisoners of war with little choice. Stories of their exploits still circulate in New Jersey, from the headless Hessian of the Morristown Swamp to the mysterious Ramapo Mountain people. Join author Pete Lubrecht as he navigates the myth of Hessian troops in New Jersey to separate fiction from fact.

New Jersey Hessians Legends: Truth and Lore (Available signed by the author 21.99 + postage)

Book Signings / Presentations
November 14 ,2018

NJ Hessians Truth and Lore: Garrettson Farm Fairlawn NJ 8:00

November 08 ,2018

German in the Sparta and Sussex County Area. Sparta Historical Society: Sparta Presbyterian Church 32 Main St 7:00-8:30

October 20 ,2018

St. Paul's Church N.H. S Mt Vernon NY 12:00 Noon Battle of Pell's Point Encampment : Hessian Lore

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