September 5, 2017
DOWNINGTOWN _ Chester County author Bruce Mowday will be one of the featured speakers at the 240th anniversary event of the Battle of Brandywine.
“I was so pleased that I was asked to give a talk during the re-enactment, Battle of Brandywine on Hallowed Ground. This will be a great event that commemorates an important moment in our history,” Mowday said. Mowday authored the book September 11, 1777: Washington’s Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia and contributed an article on Brandywine and Germantown to the book Reporting The Revolutionary War: Before It Was History It Was News. The book was recently named one of the top 100 books ever written on the Revolution.
The event will take place in Birmingham Township on September 16 and 17 at Sandy Hollow. Bruce is tentatively scheduled to speak at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday. For more information see www.Brandywine2017.org. Mowday will have his books for purchase and will be available to talk about his books during the two-day event.
Mowday is an award-winning author and newspaper reporter. He has authored more than 15 books on history, sports, business and true crime. Mowday has appeared on the Discovery ID channel, C-SPAN, the Pennsylvania Cable Network, Hollywood and Beyond, and Philadelphia and local television shows. Mowday has hosted his own radio shows and was chairman of the Chester County Historical Society and president of the Brandywine Battlefield Park Associates. He is a board member of the Valley Forge Park Alliance and the Chester County Conference and Visitors Bureau. He is a frequent speaker at various civic and historical groups. For more information on Mowday, his books and his schedule of events, see www.mowday.com.
Mowday is appearing at a number of events this month and will be signing all of his books, including a new marketing guide for authors and artists released this month by Barricade Books of New York. The book is Selling Your Book: A Step By Step Guide For Promoting And Selling Your Book.
On September 9 and 10 Bruce will take part in Chadds Ford Days at the Chadds Ford Historical Society between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Bruce will also be at the Paoli Battlefield Remembrance Day event on September 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in Malvern, the Downingtown Fall Fest on September 24 in Downingtown from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and the Community Day event on October 1 at the Oakbourne Mansion in Westtown beginning at 10:00 a.m.
“September is always a busy month with many wonderful festivals,” Mowday said. “This is an opportunity for me to meet and talk with people interested in our history.”
Mowday is also giving three book talks this month. He will talk about the battle of Brandywine at the Hockessin Library on September 13 at 7:00 p.m., he will talk about his book Jailing The Johnston Gang at Shannondale in Montgomery County at 7:30 p.m. on September 26 and he will be talking about his Chester County murder mystery book, First Date Homicides, at the West Chester Sunrise Rotary at 7:00 a.m. on September 27.