[WATCH] Learn the Local History of John Champe, the Man Who Almost Kidnapped Benedict Arnold

On his BookwormHistory channel, YouTuber and historian Dan Thurber recently revealed the local history of the John Champe, a Revolutionary War soldier who attempted to kidnap Benedict Arnold in New York. Check it out!

This week on “City Full of History”, we visit three states to track down the saga of John Champe, the American soldier who defected TWICE and infiltrated British held New York City in an attempt to kidnap the treacherous Benedict Arnold!

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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