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September 2017

A Party in Greeley’s Garden: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  The New Castle Historical Society invites you to  A Party in Greeley's Garden: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York State  The evening will include suffrage-related music from the early 20th century, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction. Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite suffragist, or to dress as the suffragists did, entirely in white. **Please click here to reserve your ticket online.** (Or, you may wish to print out a response form here.) Tickets Individual $65 Student $25…

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October 2017

Book Talk – In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in the Mid-Hudson Valley

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley 1735–1831 by Susan Stessin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini foreword by A.J. Williams-Myers, Black Studies Department, SUNY at New Paltz I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.  ---- Frederick Douglass    Featuring 523 archival newspaper notices for runaway slaves, plus notices for slaves captured, slaves for sale, and notices offering to purchase slaves, all with full transcriptions. Includes 9 tables analyzing the data in…

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