the Preakness Valley's Role in The Revolution


Nov 7, 2018
07:00 PM until 08:30 PM


On Wednesday November 7th at 7pm at the Louis Bay II Library, 345 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne NJ, the Passaic County Historical Society is hosting Dr. Walter Krawiec, formerly of the Wayne Township Public School system. Dr. Krawiec helped to save one of Clifton's oldest farm houses, which has become a historic house museum, he helped to organize and served as Chairman on the Clifton Historical Commission, and most recently was Vice Chairman of the Passaic County History and Tourism Commission. He has been honored by numerous civic and academic groups, including the New Jersey Historical Society, and the Daughters of American Revolution. Wednesday's presentation, the Preakness Valley's Role in The Revolution, will discuss the significance of the Preakness Valley and its vital role during America’s fight for Independence – from inception to the final victory in Yorktown, Virginia. The presentation will explain the value of the Preakness Valley’s geography, its farms and citizens who came to the aid of General George Washington. The program is free to the public. For more information on special events such as this one, visit the Passaic County Historical Society’s website at or call (973)247-0085.




View map Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center
345 Lafayette Ave
Hawthorne, NJ

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