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John Honeyman, Washington’s Spy: Unsung Hero or Urban Legend?

December 31 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

The story of John Honeyman, the Griggstown, New Jersey butcher and cattle dealer who, according to legend, became a spy for General George Washington in the months leading up to the game-changing victory in the First Battle of Trenton, has intrigued and befuddled historians for more than one hundred years. This presentation by Tim Strollery will lay out the genesis of the story, explore the findings on each side of the Honeyman mystery, and ultimately invite attendees to join in the search for more primary evidence that can support or debunk the legend of Washington’s spy at Trenton. Free.


December 31, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Old Barracks Museum

101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ NJ United States
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