Kate Gruber

Kate Egner Gruber graduated from the College of William and Mary with a M.A. in American History and has a B.A. in Historic Preservation and Classics from the University of Mary Washington.

Gruber has experience in historic archaeology, architecture, and quantitative and digital history. As a John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library Fellow at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, she has transcribed records of the Williamsburg Public Store (1775-1780) and is continuing her research on the store’s customers, goods, and functions in revolutionary Virginia. A member of the State Historical Records Advisory Board, Virginia Association of Museums, and The Company of Military Historians, she is a curator for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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One Response to Kate Gruber

  1. John A Grady says:

    Dear Ms. Gruber,

    I have visited the new Yorktown center and was pleased to see how many individuals you included in fomenting the war. However, I wonder about the absence of the Polish patriot Thaddeus Kosciuszko, As you know he was not in Williamsburg but what he did with General Greene helped push Cornwallis to Yorktown.
    At any rate, do you have any interest in a Kosciuszko character? I have been working on him as he appeared in the late 18th century when he returned to Philadelphia. I have an American officers uniform but I think the Polish uniform would make a good impact. He does need to be remembered.
    Sincerely,
    John Grady
    180 Exmoor Court
    Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
    757-870-8655

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