Places & Resources

American Colonial and Revolutionary War Resources

Internet Resources
American Revolution Center

John Adams (HBO)
The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson

Print and Media Resources

John Adams by David McCullough

Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne by F. J. Hudleston

Benjamin Franklin: A Biography by Ronald W. Clark

Patrick Henry by Norine Dickson Campbell

Patrick Henry by Moses Coit Tyler

Sarah Winston Syme Henry: Mother of Patrick Henry by Eva C. Hartless

Joseph Warren by John Cary

Washington: The Indispensable Man by James Thomas Flexner

Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington by Richard Brookhiser

An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America by Henry Wiencek

Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by B. J. Lossing

The Boston Massacre by Hiller B. Zobel

Boston Ways by George F. Weston, Jr.

Colonial Life
Home Life in Colonial Days by Alice Morse Earle (reprint of 1898 ed.)

Colonial Dames of America, Herbs and Herb Lore of Colonial America (Dover Publications)

Virginians at Home: Family Life in the Eighteenth Century by Edmund S. Morgan

The American Revolution: Mirror of a People by William Peirce Randel

A Guide to Assembling a Woman’s Basic 18th Century Wardrobe by Mara Riley

Travels in the Colonies in 1773–1775 Described in the Letters of William Mylne, ed. by Ted Ruddock
Revolutionary Medicine, 1700–1800 by C. Keith Wilbur

New York
Divided Loyalties: How the American Revolution Came to New York by Richard M. Ketchum

The Bold and Magnificent Dream: America’s Founding Years 1492–1815 by Bruce Catton and William B. Catton

A Struggle for Power: The American Revolution by Theodore Draper

American Colonies by Alan Taylor

The War on Land
Revolutionary Outlaws: Ethan Allen and the Struggle for Independence on the Early American Frontier by Michael A. Bellesiles

The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America’s First Fight for Freedom by Bruce Chadwick

Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling

Paul Revere’s Ride and Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer

Decisive Day: The Battle for Bunker Hill; Winter Soldiers; and Saratoga by Richard M. Ketchum

Historical Sites

Colonial Williamsburg

Old Sturbridge Village

Longfellow's Wayside Inn