Now and Then Putnam County New York: Photo History of Putnam County New York

Now and Then Putnam County New York: Photo History of Putnam County New York

by Larry A Maxwell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781503029170
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.34(d)

About the Author

Dr. Larry A. Maxwell loves history. He is the Patterson Town Historian, a re-enactor, a member of the Company of Military Historians and Pastor of Patterson Baptist Church, the oldest Baptist church in New York State.

He has served as a historical advisor for the History Channel, the Travel Channel and the New York State Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Governor of Kentucky conferred upon him the title Colonel, in honor of his humanitarian work along with his work to preserve and promote history, both locally and nationally.

In 1997, he was a founding member of the Putnam County Cemetery Committee. The committee helps protect and preserve historic cemeteries in Putnam County.

In 2001, he founded The Living History Guild to help keep history alive in a fun and exciting way. He conducts numerous living history events. He hand sews uniforms from various periods, using historically accurate materials and techniques. Re-enactors and actors in movies and television shows wear his uniforms.

He is an award-winning writer. He authored numerous books. Some of his books are available at the website GoodInformation.US. He wrote the manual, You Can Make a Revolutionary War Regimental Coat.

He is also President of the Hudson Valley Trust, Inc. The purpose of the Trust is to protect and promote the architectural, agricultural, cultural and historic resources of the Hudson Valley. The Trust has completed numerous community enhancement projects in the Hudson Valley. A number of those projects were completed in Putnam County.

He is working on the development of Patriot's Park in Patterson, N.Y., where a series of larger than life monuments will honor those who served in our country's wars.

Dr. Maxwell is available as a speaker for conferences or special events. He can be contacted at LarryMaxwell.com

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