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Free People of Color: a Three-Part Presentation Uncovering Different Experiences Within the African American Community of 19th-Century Albany – Albany History Fair by Historic Cherry Hill

Online 523 1/2 South Pearl Street, Albany

A Zoom Meeting Livestreamed on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/historiccherryhill Moderated by Dr. Kori Graves, Associate Professor of History at the University at Albany, this three-part presentation will shed light on the varying experiences of free people of color in an emerging community in 19th-century Albany. Kathryn Kosto, Executive Director of Albany County Historical Association will present on…

Collections Committee

Virtual via Zoom

Do you like digging in the dirt? Researching? Drafting grant applications? Record keeping? Planning programs, exhibits, displays? Contributing to the development of the Collections Management System as we work to get our incredibly large collection of artifacts into a public facing, user friendly database? Then this committee is for YOU! This very active committee needs…

The UGRR in Dutchess County

Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project P.O. Box 3647, Arlington

In the middle decades of the 18th Century, the Oblong Meeting at Pawling - along with other Quaker communities - were spreading across eastern Dutchess County and points beyond. The area would go on to boast the largest settlement of Quakers outside of Philadelphia. Almost from the beginning, these Quakers found themselves at the forefront…