Eternal Spring Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2 PM
Dr. Mike Norris will lead an armchair tour of fabulous private gardens, from ancient to medieval, brought to you by the art and plants of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Cloisters.
In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley, 1735 – 1831 Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7 PM
Susan Stessin-Cohn of New Paltz discusses her book In Defiance , recently published by Black Dome Press. Her book contains reprints and transcriptions of more than 550 newspaper notices published from 1735 and 1831, four years after slavery was abolished in New York State.