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Author David Price: “The Road to Assunpink Creek: A New Look at the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution”
December 5, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Borrowing from his new book, David Price offers a new perspective on the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American Revolution — the period from December 25, 1776 through January 3, 1777 — in which George Washington’s army won its first three significant victories. Price’s latest work provides a unique interpretation of this critical period in American history by emphasizing the importance of the Battle of Assunpink Creek on Jan. 2, 1777.
Price is a historical interpreter at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Pennsylvania, He conducts guided interpretive tours at this Registered National Historic Landmark and site of the Continental Army’s crossing of the Delaware River in 1776, focusing on the “Ten Crucial Days” of the American Revolution and other historical aspects of the park. He is also a historical interpreter at Princeton Battlefield State Park for the Princeton Battlefield Society. In addition to his newest work, Price is the author of “Rescuing the Revolution: Unsung Patriot Heroes and the Ten Crucial Days of America’s War for Independence” (Knox Press, 2016). He holds degrees in political science from Drew University and Rutgers University — New Brunswick, and was a nonpartisan research analyst with the New Jersey Legislature for 31 years. Price is a member of various national and local organizations relating to the Revolutionary War and lives in Lawrence Township.
Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.