The Friends of Hathorn remind the community that the third week of July is a solemn time of remembrance for the Warwick men who fought and fell in service of their country at the Battle of Minisink.
Three ceremonies are held annually in memory of the deadliest battle for local troops during the Revolutionary War. This year the dates and times are:
July 22, Thursday, at 11 a.m.
The Minisink Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution hold its ceremony at the Minisink monument opposite 101 Main St. in Goshen. Historian Frank Salvati will speak about the British allied Mohawk leader Joseph Brant.
July 23, Friday, at 7 p.m.
At the Hathorn gravesite in Warwick Cemetery, the Friends of Hathorn will have a quiet time of reflection and reading of Hathorn’s Battle of Minisink report.
July 24, Saturday, at 4 p.m.
The Delaware Company and Sullivan County Historian John Conway hold a commemoration ceremony with re-enactors and veterans’ groups at the battleground park in Highlands. The historic site includes an interpretive walking trail, so arrive early.
For more information, visit the Hathorn Friends’ calendar at hathornhouse.wordpress.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.