Museum Monday Program at Schoharie Crossing Takes a Look at Enslavement and Abolitionism in Montgomery County
February 5th from 11am to 1pm
Fort Hunter, NY – Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will host the next in the “Museum Mondays” series on February 5th from 11am to 1pm. The series provides insights into objects on display as part of the Pathway to Empire exhibit. These informal presentations discuss a range of topics directly connected to artifacts and the history of the historic site. The Visitor Center will be open, and the themed discussion will begin at 11:30am.
Montgomery County Historian Kelly Yacobucci-Farquhar to offer a thought-provoking look at the institution of slavery in the Mohawk Valley and Montgomery County. The abolitionist movement will be connected to an artifact in our museum exhibit as well as items in the Montgomery County Department of History and Archives collection.
This program is free and open to the public. Questions are encouraged. This is not a formal presentation, and the idea is to explore the exhibit and discover more about the theme topic. For more information, please call David at the Visitor Center: (518) 829-7516 or email SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov.
About Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site
Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is a part of The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation that oversees more than 250 individual state parks, historic sites, golf courses, boat launches and recreational trails, which are visited by 78 million people annually. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com, connect on Facebook, or follow-on Twitter.