Region's Role in American Revolution is Focus of DCC Symposium

October 10, 2013 – Four local experts will come to Dutchess Community College on October 23 for a symposium about The Mid-Hudson Region in the American Revolution. The program, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in the James and Betty Hall Theatre on the College’s Poughkeepsie campus.

The speakers scheduled to deliver remarks are James M. Johnson, executive director of the Hudson River Valley Institute and Dr. Frank T. Bumpus Chair in Hudson River Valley History at Marist College; Rich Goring, retired regional historic preservation supervisor for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation; Johanna Porr, director of the Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands; and Lance A. Ashworth, president of the Friends of the Fishkill Supply Depot.

For more information, call Todd Wilmot, instructor in the History, Government and Economics department, at (845) 431-8515 or