LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York's Hudson River Valley 1735-1831

Researchers and historians will be fascinated to learn more about a new resource that looks at the history of fugitive slaves in the Hudson River Valley.

Susan Stessin-Cohn, Historian for the Town of New Paltz, New York
Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini, former Manager of Collections and Archives at Historic Huguenot Street

Authors Stessin-Cohn and Hurlburt-Biagini will discuss their new book and how it documents hundreds of fugitive slaves in the Hudson River Valley in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through reproductions and transcriptions of archival materials.

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