PATRIOT HERO BOOK TOUR-V.T. Dacquino (updated 8/2

Dacquino Sets Book Tour for Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley

  • 2019 Edition of On MY MIND book launch to include Dacquino Keynote speech.

May 15, 2019

Vin Dacquino has agreed to be the KEYNOTE Speaker for the highly acclaimed, ON MY MIND book launch of collected works by high school students. The Book Launch will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Kennedy/Catholic High School in Somers, NY. A book-signing of Vin’s new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley, will be conducted during the pizza party with proceeds of the book’s sales donated to the OMM project.

  • Dacquino to be Featured Artist for Hudson Valley Writers Open Mic Night on Friday

May 17, 2019

Vin Dacquino, author of the newly released, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, will be the featured writer at the group’s Friday Night open mic night at 7:30 pm. The theme for the evening is “Legends Come to Life—the Living, the Dead, and the Purely Fictional.” Dacquino will present the facts and fiction of Sybil’s life from her ride in 1777 to her death at 77. The group meets at 300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 at the Philipse Manor Station

  • Book Signing at Pawling Public Library

May 21, 2019

Vin Dacquino will be talking about his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley, and signing copies on May 21 in the library annex from 7 pm to 8 pm. Pawling Public Library, 11 Broad Street, Pawling, NY 12564-1502

  • Dacquino at Barnes and Noble in Mohegan Lake

June 1, 2019

Vin will do an author signing at the Barnes & Noble book store on June 1- 2 pm,  at 3089 E Main Street, Mohegan Lane, NY

June 4, 2019  Mahopac Public Library . 7 pm – 668 Route Six Mahopac, NY 10541| Phone: 845-628-2009 | Fax: 845-628-0672 Third Floor community room

  • Eastchester/Tuckahoe Rotary Club to Host Author

June 12, 2019

The Eastchester/Tuckahoe Rotary Club will host Vin Dacquino on June 12 at 12:15 at CIAO Restaurant 5 John R Albanese Pl Eastchester, NY 10709 for a discussion of his new book, PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY

  • Dacquino to Receive Putnam County Award

June 14, 2019

Vin Dacquino has been chosen to be honored with the The Local History Publication Award at the 2019 Putnam County Day Ceremony. Awards on this day are given in recognition of exemplary work and dedication to recording and preserving the history of Putnam County. Through his continued dedication to primary source research and recent publication of PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, the Historian’s Office has chosen to honor him. The award will be given on the County’s 207th birthday on June 14, 2019 at 10 am at the Historic Courthouse, 44 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY.

  • Book Signing at BOOK COVE in Pawling, NY

June 15, 2019 Book Cove Book Store, 11 am- Charles Colman Blvd., Pawling, NY

  • Dacquino to Sign Books at Northshire Books in Saratoga Springs, NY

July 16 , 2019

Author Vin Dacquino will give a PowerPoint presentation on his new book, PATRIOT HERO OF THE HUDSON VALLEY: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington at the Reed Memorial Library on July 16 at 7 pm. The library is located on 1733 Rte. 6, Carmel, NY

July 20, 2019

Vin Dacquino will be signing books at Northshire Books at 424 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York, on July 20 at 7 pm.

  • Haunted Hudson Valley with Vin Dacquino at Patterson Library

July 28, 2019

Barnard Books, 10-12- 3 Church Street, New Paltz, NY 12561

August 27

Vin will present a Power-Point presentation on Sybil Ludington to Carmel School administrators at 10:15 at the Tilly Foster Farm

Oct 3

Vin will address the  Carmel Rotary at George’s at 11:30 am in Carmel, NY

Sept 21

Vin will take part in a “Meet the Authors” at the John C. Hart Library in Shrub Oak, NY

SEPT 26, 2019

Vin Dacquino will give a PowerPoint presentation at 7 pm on SEPT 26, 2019 at 690 Route 9W in Fort Montgomery, NY to discuss his new book, Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington

October 16, 2019

St. Patrick’s School 483 Old Post Road in Bedford to host Vin Dacquino for two school assemblies on Sybil Ludington

October 17, 2019

Vin Dacquino will make a ghostly appearance at the Patterson Library, 1167 Route 311 PO Box 418, Patterson, New York on October 17 at 7 pm. Dacquino will discuss his paranormal experiences with the audience and recount the incidents that led up to his book, Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley: An Investigative Journey, published by History Press. Dacquino also published the recently released investigative journey into the life of Sybil Ludington, Hero Patriot of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington, also published by History Press. The public is welcomed to attend.

  • St. Paul’s to Feature Author Vin Dacquino

October 20, 2019

The Peekskill Museum will host Vin from 2-4 at 124 Union Ave., Peekskill, NY

October 26, 2019

Dacquino will speak at St. Paul’s Historic Center 897 South Columbus Avenue
Mount Vernon, NY 10550 at 1 pm on Oct 26

  • DAR of Bronxville to Host Vin Dacquino

November 1, 2019

Dacquino discusses Chief Nimham with fourth graders at the Austin Road School in Mahopac, NY

November  20, 2019

Author to speak at the Tuckahoe Public Library in conjunction with the Tuckahoe Historical Society at 6:30 pm

November 22, 2019

Vin Dacquino will speak to students at the Annual BOCES Career Day from 9:30 AM TO 1:30 pm at the BOCES Tech Center in Valhalla, NY

December 4, 2019

Select students from schools in Westchester and Putnam County will participate in A Master Class at the Northern Westchester BOCES Center in Yorktown where their work will be edited by author Vin Dacquino and other writing professionals.

January 18, 2020

The Putnam County Museum in Cold Spring, NY will host a lecture by author Vin Dacquino on his book, HAUNTINGS OF THE HUDSON RIVER VALLEY at 5 PM. POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH 28 at 5 PM

January 14, 2020

Vin Dacquino will meet with The Unadilla Historical Society on January 14 AT 5 pm.

April 4, 2020

Vin Dacquino, author of Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington will meet with the Anne Hutchinson Chapter of the DAR at the Bronxville Library, 201 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708 on April 4, 2020 at 1 pm in the Yeager Room.

April 14, 2020-

Vin Dacquino, author of several books on Sybil Ludington, will speak to Brownie troop 1788 at the Reed Library in Carmel, NY on April 14 at 4 pm.

April 18, 2020

Vin will speak at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and
Museum in Hyde Park, New York for our annual Hudson Valley History
Reading Festival on April 18, 2020. We host this program in partnership
with the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District. Join us
for our 1:00 p.m. book talk that day about Patriot Hero of the Hudson Valley: The Life and Ride of Sybil Ludington.
Here’s the rundown:

Saturday, April 18, 2020
Hudson Valley History Reading Festival
Location: Henry A. Wallace Center
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The FDR Presidential Library will present the eighth annual Hudson
Valley History Reading Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2020. In four
sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of recently published works
on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book
signings. Copies of all of the authors’ books will be available for sale
in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Visitor Center.

There will be four sessions at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and
2:00 p.m. — a book talk on every hour (with a lunch break at Noon).
Each session includes a 30-40 minute talk, time for Q & A, and 15
minutes for signing. Then it starts all over again with the next author
talk. For each author (and a guest) we will provide a 9:00 a.m.
continental breakfast and lunch at Noon.


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