Author: Adam E. Zielinski

Growing up minutes away from Philadelphia, Adam has spent the last decade involved with various research and writing projects on the Revolutionary period. He was the first Rev War Fellow with the American Battlefield Trust and has designed numerous interpretive signs and monuments throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. With professional backgrounds in history and the museum field, he serves as vice president of the Rev War Alliance of Burlington County.

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James Forten, Revolutionary: Forgotten No More

A recent trip to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia unearthed the institution’s continued shift towards presenting narratives and stories that most students—and adults—are unfamiliar with. When images of the era are discussed, one would be correct to assume the museum’s focus centers on the Washingtons, Hamiltons, and Franklins of lore, and no […]

by Adam E. Zielinski
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The Engagement at Woodlane: Precursor to the Battle of Iron Works Hill, a Key to the American Victory at Trenton

Their feet were leaving noticeable imprints in the grassy field. It was another two hundred yards to the hedgerow, and then a steep climb up the narrow footpath that snaked around the rising slope of hill in front of them. If they could make it without injury, perhaps there was a chance to dig in […]

by Adam E. Zielinski