Larry Kidder is a retired history teacher who taught for seven years in Ewing Township and 32 years at The Hun School of Princeton. A veteran of the US Navy, in the 1980s he was the lead researcher and writer for the Admiral Arleigh Burke National Destroyermen’s Museum aboard the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (DD 850) at Battleship Cove in Fall River, Massachusetts. For the past twenty-five years he has been a volunteer interpreter and historian for the Howell Living History Farm, part of the Mercer County Park System. His first book, The Pleasant Valley School Story: A Story of Education and Community in Rural New Jersey, won the 2013 scholarship and artistry award of the Country School Association of America. His third book, Farming Pleasant Valley: 250 Years of Life in Rural Hopewell Township, New Jersey was published in April 2014. Mr. Kidder has given a number of talks to local historical societies and community groups regarding his research and writing. One of his current volunteer endeavors is serving as coordinator for the Meet Your Revolutionary Neighbors project initiated by Crossroads of the American Revolution. For this project he is helping to produce short biographies of New Jersey residents who experienced the Revolution in a wide variety of ways and making the biographies available to teachers, students, and the general public through online and print resources.