Women's History in Monmouth: The Historical Molly PitcherWednesday March 13, 2019
2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
History in Monmouth: The Historical Molly Pitcher
The legend of Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth is well known, but the preserved facts of her life are few and far between. Dr. David Martin, author of the seminal study A Molly Pitcher Sourcebook, will discuss the actual documented evidence for the life of Mary Hays McCauley, the historical Molly Pitcher, concentrating on the period after the Revolutionary War. Come and learn the basic facts about one of the key figures of Monmouth County history.
Dr. David Martin, the President of the Friends of Monmouth Battlefield and an award winning author, teacher and lecturer, will offer new analyses of important individuals who helped shape Monmouth County.
While visiting Library Headquarters in Manalapan, please take a momment to view Gerald Sargent Foster's original 1935 mural The Battle of Monmouth portraying Molly Pitcher during this local Revolutionary War battle.
This program is free for all to attend, without registration.
to go to the Monmouth County Library