Michael Russell, President of the Princeton Battlefield Society
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In Episode 25 of the Princeton Podcast, Mayor Mark Freda sat down with Michael Russell, President of the Princeton Battlefield Society, a national non-profit organization that works to acquire, protect, preserve, and restore the lands and cultural landscape related to the Battle of Princeton of 1777.
In addition to Princeton Battlefield Society’s work in preserving and improving Princeton Battlefield State Park, Mike described the importance of educating the public about the historical significance of the Battle of Princeton and what is called the Ten Crucial Days, in turning the tide in the outcome of the American Revolution.
Mike also discussed Princeton Battlefield Society events, including the annual reenactment of the Battle of Princeton that features 100+ reenactors with cannons and muskets presented each January at Princeton Battlefield State Park.
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