Powerful Documentary Explores History of Northern Slavery

History is a powerful thing. It is undeniable. However, sometimes it may be hidden for a while or just overlooked, or even ignored as if it didn’t exist. Take for example the history of Philipsburg Manor in Tarrytown. It is recorded in the archives of the New York Public Library in bold 18th Century script that the Philips family were slave owners. The primary source for this conclusion is a seemingly innocuous document called an Inventory, dated 1750, listing the possessions of arguably the richest merchant in New York State.

Marsha on the Move: June

Dr. Marsha Gordon is President/CEO of The Business Council of Westchester.  When she is not advocating for business, building the economy or creating job opportunities, you can find her at the movie theatre enjoying many different film genres.  Most of the time, her husband Eli is with her… except if it is football season or if it is a very slow, sappy movie.

Marsha on the Move: April

A collection of movie reviews and opinions from Marsha Gordon. Gordon is President/CEO of The Business Council of Westchester. When she is not advocating for business, building the economy or creating job opportunities, you can find her at the movie theatre enjoying many different film genres. Most of the time, her husband Eli is with her… except if it is football season or if it is a very slow, sappy movie.