In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York's Hudson River Valley Presentation at Ellenville Public Library & Museum

Newly released by Black Dome Press, In Defiance Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley 1735–1831 documents hundreds of fugitives from slavery through the reproduction and transcription of 512 archival newspaper notices. Join local author Susan Stessin-Cohn, Town of New Paltz Historian on Tuesday, Feb 21, 6:30pm  for a striking presentation that reveals the life of “runaways” as real people.A program honoring Black History Month.Co-sponsored with the Ellenville NAACP.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
Ellenville Public Library & Museum
40 Center Street