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The Amazing Legend of Benedict Arnold…

Faye Ringel, Professor Emeritus at the Coast Guard Academy, explains one of her favorite stories to share with students...residents...and tourists. This article is about the legend itself...which we now know...was "birthed" around the time of the American Bicentennial, in theory to promote tourism...or at least to draw some attention to the area...a fascinating tale...and it starts here with Faye.....



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Myths and Legends

Understand what is fact or fiction; learn from the reasons why a story was started or propagated…or just sit back and enjoy the tale!