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Spy Chemistry of the American Revolution

  • Thursday, May 05, 2016
  • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Enter the world of historical espionage and learn from an actual event, the Battle of New York, how Colonial spies used the principles of chemistry, geology and biology and the subtleties of language to insure their messages got safely to the intended party. Learn also about the cultural views regarding spies, the evolution of the battle, and how General George Washington and his army barely escaped total destruction.


Registration information: Program is full.

For more information contact Debbie Huston, scheduling coordinator, at 919.707.9840.


Please Note: This program is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met. Refunds will only be given if this program is canceled by the Museum. Notice of cancellation will be given via email, at least 72 hours in advance.



May 5
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$10 per participant. Friends of the Museum members $7.50.


Micro World Investigate Lab

Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States


Debbie Huston