The History of Gunpowder
Join us for a series of live presentations, through digital sharing platforms, exploring an interesting array of topics in the history of St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site and our country. Presented by accomplished authors and scholars, these digital presentations, with questions and discussion at the conclusion of each, generally run about an hour. The programs will be available through Google Meet or Zoom, and you should be prepared to join us through either of those two platforms. To be part of this learning experience, please respond by e mail to [email protected] with your name and email address, specifying for which of programs you are registering. Prior to the event, we would communicate through email with the appropriate link.
Jack Kelly, a historian and author, talks about the history of gunpowder, with an emphasis on the Revolutionary War and the Civil War, based on his acclaimed book about that topic, Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive that Changed the World.
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