The True Story of the Culper Spy Ring: History buffs have long been fascinated by the operation of the Long Island-based Culper Spy Ring during the American Revolution, especially since the airing of the AMC series “Turn.” Over the years, there have been many legends, such as the role played by Anna Strong’s clothesline, and suppositions about how the spies operated to support George Washington’s Continental Army. The PowerPoint lecture “The True Story of the Culper Spy Ring” separates facts from fiction and details the ingenious operation of the intelligence network that helped the Patriots win the war. Join Historian Bill Bleyer for this history and tour guide presentation.
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Mr. Bleyer's book from the History Press "George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring: A History and Tour Guide" will be published May 10, 2021.