The General’s Cook by Ramin Ganeshram tells the true story the George Washington’s head cook, Hercules, in Philadelphia during the first presidency. Hercules is a complex and formidable figure, […]
My Dear Hamilton follows the true and extraordinary life of Elizabeth (“Eliza”) Schuyler Hamilton–wife of the famous (or infamous) Alexander Hamilton. We all know Hamilton has gained popularity in recent […]
See my review at the Journal of the American Revolution!
Our Own Country by Jodi Daynard is the second book in the Midwife series, taking place concurrently with The Midwife’s Revolt. As I’d hoped, this installment does indeed fill in the […]
When I wrote the first two parts of my Am Rev series, one of my main motivators was simply writing a story I wanted to read. I’ve found that fiction […]
View my review article on Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution
Ridley Creek State Park is only 15 minutes from my apartment, and holds within it the Colonial Plantation featured in a previous post. With miles of trails to hike, Ridley Creek […]