Enjoy An Afternoon of Local History at The Summit Area YMCA!

Enjoy An Afternoon of Local History at The Summit Area YMCA!

History buffs and enthusiasts alike can go back over two hundred years and learn about New Jersey's part in the Revolutionary War through the Battle of Princeton and The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon.  For an international perspective, sign up for The Invasion of Normandy lecture.  These three informative lectures are free, open to the public and will be presented by John Kieser, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Tom McArdle, Movie battlefield consultant and David Siegfried, Sons of the American Revolution, former Trustee of Crossroads of the American Revolution.

The Summit Revolutionary War Beacon
Date: September 25
Day: Tuesday Age: 18+
Time: 1:00PM - 2:15PM
Cost: Free to All

The town of Summit was home to the “Signal Beacon No. 10” one of George Washington’s 23 Beacon’s that sent warnings to the Minute Men in times of danger during the Revolutionary War.

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The Invasion Of Normandy

Date: October 9
Day: Tuesday Age: 18+
Time: 1:00PM - 2:15PM
Cost: Free to All

The Western Allies of World War II launched the largest amphibious invasion in history when they assaulted Normandy, located on the northern coast of France, on June 6, 1944.

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Battle of Princeton

Date: November 13
Day: Tuesday Age: 18+
Time: 1:00PM - 2:15PM
Cost: Free to All

The American victory at the Battle of Princeton was one of the most consequential of the American Revolution!

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For more information please contact: Lisa Meyers at 908 273.3330 x 1186 or lisa.meyers@thesay.org

The Summit Area YMCA offers a variety of adult enrichment programs, classes and events for all adults 18 years of age and up. In wellness, Adults can choose from a range of high intensity Les MILLS group exercise classes and indoor cycling classes, to relaxing low impact classes like yoga or Enhance Fitness or Shallow Water Arthritis to ease joints and arthritic pain. Get your game face on and make new friends in adult sports like Adult basketball, soccer, or pickleball. For more information visit: www.thesay.org/adults

About the YMCA

The Summit Area YMCA is one of area’s leading 501c3 organizations. Through the generosity of our members, donors, and partners, we are able to offer financial assistance for our programs and services to those with demonstrated need.