Crossroads of Rockland History: Patriots and Spies

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Patriots and Spies in Revolutionary New York
This program originally aired on November 15, 2021. To listen, click here.

Spies! Loyalists! Tories! Conspiracy! Strange messages? Codes in invisible ink? On the November 2021 episode of  "Crossroads of Rockland History," Clare Sheridan interviewed A. J. Schenkman, author of the new book Patriots and Spies in Revolutionary New York, published by Globe Pequot. Ann Bates, Enoch Crosby and other notorious figures in the American Revolution were discussed. 

About the Author: A.J. Schenkman teaches history in the Lower Hudson Valley and writes about the history of Ulster and Orange counties. He is the Town of Gardiner Historian. Since his start writing for local newspapers, Schenkman has branched out into writing for magazines, blogs, and academic journals in history and other subjects. In addition to his current book, he has written others, including Unexpected Bravery: Women and Children of the Civil War, which is now out in paperback.


Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Jeff and Will morning show, on WRCR Radio 1700 AM and 
www.WRCR.com. Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month. If you want to listen to the live broadcast, and you aren't local, simply download the TuneIn Radio App on your smartphone or tablet and search for WRCR.  We are pleased to announce that we have begun loading our archived podcasts to Apple Podcasts; Stitcher, and Spotify platforms.

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.


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