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Battle of White Plains
October 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
Just a reminder that Sunday is the commemoration of the Battle of White Plains running from 10-3. Coffee and bagels will be available for early arrivals. And the weather looks to be great, if you believe the forecasts. I look forward to seeing you.
Your Humble Servant,
The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York. Following the retreat of George Washington‘s Continental Army northward from New York City, British General William Howe landed troops in Westchester County, intending to cut off Washington’s escape route. Alerted to this move, Washington retreated farther, establishing a position in the village of White Plains but failed to establish firm control over local high ground. Howe’s troops drove Washington’s troops from a hill near the village; following this loss, Washington ordered the Americans to retreat farther north.