Virtual Author Series featuring Michael E. Shay

October 20, 2024

The Fort Ticonderoga Author Series features presentations by authors of books related to Colonial and Revolutionary War history.

In The Whites of Their Eyes: The Life of Revolutionary War Hero Israel Putnam from Rogers’ Rangers to Bunker Hill, author Michael Shay recounts the life and times of Isreal Putnam, a larger-than-life general, a gregarious tavern keeper and farmer, who was a folk hero in Connecticut and the probable source of legendary words during the Revolutionary War–and whose exploits make him one of the most interesting officers in American military history.

Michael E. Shay was appointed as a Judge of the Connecticut Superior Court in 2000 following a career as a lawyer. He currently serves as a Judge Trial Referee. Shay holds a Master of Arts in American Studies, and he is the author of seven previous books.

Your participation in this online program through the Center for Digital History supports Fort Ticonderoga’s mission to preserve, educate, and provoke an active discussion about the past and its importance to present and future generations.   

Event Details

Date & Time:

October 20, 2024 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Admission Price:

General Public: $10

Additional Information:

Fort Ticonderoga Members: FREE | To receive the Member discount, first register with our website by selecting the “Register” button in the upper right-hand corner. Already registered? Then select “Sign In.” Once signed in, your member discount will be applied.

You must register for this program by 5pm Friday, October 18th.

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