Monday, February 14, 2011

Saturday, Feb. 19, Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Here's an event worth traveling to Albany:
“… a weed that grows on every soil” 
a panel discussion and performance about slavery in the Hudson Valley
Saturday, February 19, 2011
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
The New York State Museum
Michael Monasterial will present
stories about the life of an escaped
slave in the Hudson Valley
Join us for a panel discussion on slavery in the Hudson Valley with leading scholars and historians. The discussion will be followed by a performance detailing the life of an escaped slave who lived in Mount Gulian, N.Y.

This is program is sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the New York State Museum. Doors open to the Clark Auditorium, Concourse level at 2:30 p.m.

This is a free event celebrating Black History Month.

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