When

Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Where

Henry A. Wallace Visitor & Education Center

4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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Contact

Debi Duke
Teaching the Hudson Valley
845-229-9116, ext. 2035
info@teachingthehudsonvalley.org

Many Thousands Gone: Using Primary Sources to Teach about Slavery in the Hudson Valley

Susan Stessin-Cohn, New Paltz town historian and former education professor, will share her knowledge of slavery in the Valley emphasizing the use of primary sources, such as run-away slave notices, from the 18th and early 19th centuries. She also will sample activities designed to help students understand how slavery was embedded in everyday life.

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