The Village of Fishkill and the Fishkill Historical Society Present:


“Most Obedient Servant: Tracking the Life and Legacy of John Hathorn and his Militia”


A Presentation by Sue Gardner - Deputy Town Historian for Warwick and Local History Librarian at Albert Wisner Public Library. She founded “The Friends of Hathorn House” in recent years to help preserve the historic home and the legacy of Hathorn and his regiment.

Sunday, April 8th at 2:00pm at Van Wyck Hall in the Village of Fishkill


Join us for Sue Gardner's presentation about John Hathorn of Warwick (Orange County) who has always been an enigmatic figure. "The man who lost the Battle of Minisink" was a successful military leader, politician, and activist, but remained in the shadows due to the destruction of his collected papers shortly after his death. A search spanning more than 15 years has turned up a great deal about Hathorn, his close involvement with the early days of the nation and New York State, and the activities of his men during the Revolutionary War. This illustrated presentation will trace evidence of this forgotten founding father and the men who were under his command.

No admission fee – donations gladly accepted. Light refreshments will be available. 
If you live locally in the Hudson River Valley area, we hope to see your there.