The Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, presents three evening lectures on Sept. 10 and 24 and Oct. 8. The series leads to “Yorktown Victory Celebration,” Oct. 15-16, in conjunction with 230th anniversary of the decisive Revolutionary War victory. The evening lectures, free to the public, include:
September 10 – “John Adams, Patrick Henry, and the Elusive Origins of the Revolution,” by Jon Kukla, historian and author.
September 24 – “From Saratoga to Senegal: How the Capture of General ‘Johnny’ Burgoyne Turned the American Revolution into a World War,” by Robert A. Selig, historian and author.
October 8 – “The French Alliance and the Road to Yorktown,” by Edward Ayres, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation historian.
The Saturday evening public lectures begin at 7 p.m. in the Yorktown Victory Center's Richard S. Reynolds Foundation Theater. Free admission; advance reservations are recommended at firstname.lastname@example.org or (757) 253-5185.