MYRA YOUNG ARMSTEAD: The Hudson River Valley in the Antebellum African-American Imagination


Wednesday, April 17, 2019
7:00 pm


The Hudson River Valley in the Antebellum African-American Imagination
April 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Myra Young Armstead is the Lyford Paterson Edwards and Helen Gray Edwards Professor of Historical Studies at Bard College. Her books include Freedom’s Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America; and Mighty Change, Tall Within: Black Identity in the Hudson Valley. Armstead was recognized with the Frederick Douglass Award from the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History and is the recipient of numerous academic fellowships.

Historic Preservation Speaker Series
This is the third of the Westchester Community College Department of the Humanities three-part Historic Preservation speaker series on the architectural history of the Hudson Valley region. As a prelude to offering a certificate program in Historic Preservation, this series examines topics related to historic preservation and architectural history, focusing on New York State and the Hudson Valley region in particular. Each talk features a scholar in the field who will discuss their research and writings.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Center for the Digital Arts at Westchester Community College
27 North Division Street
Peekskill, 10566
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Times: 7:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: Center for the Digital Arts, Peekskill Extension
Presenter Phone: 914-606-7300
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