When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield

For the research of his new book, Revolution Song, Russell Shorto explored the five boroughs of New York. With old maps in one hand and Google Maps in the other, the author roamed across the city’s boroughs, searching for remnants of the American Revolution.

Read the New York Times’ article about Russell’s quest here.

On January 23rd, Russell Shorto will talk about Revolution Song at the John Adams Institute. Tickets can be bought here.