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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…Find out more »
Come and Meet Your (Former) Neighbors: Now Permanently Residing at Fair Ridge Cemetery Public Reception and Walking Tours Sunday, October 29, 12:30 – 4:30 pm Walking tours of the monuments of historic New Castle families at 1:00, 2:15, and 3:30. Attendance limited. Please register by contacting Cassie Ward, NCHS Executive Director, at 914-238-4666 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration Recommended | Walk-ins Welcome Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Cemetery’s Founding! Sponsored by Fair Ridge Cemetery and New Castle Historical Society Free Admission |…Find out more »
Please stop by the New Castle Historical Society for a PURSE AND ACCESSORIES PARTY on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 10 am – 4pm, at the Horace Greeley House in downtown Chappaqua, NY. All of the proceeds from this special sale and party will benefit the New Castle Historical Society. Visitors & shoppers are invited to stop by the Horace Greeley House to enjoy light refreshments while shopping for an array of stylish purses and accessories! This fundraiser is open…Find out more »