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Sun 11 Mar
Slavery and the Palatines: A Lecture by Travis Bowman
Sunday, March 11, 2018 01:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Usually considered a "Southern" issue, slavery played a surprisingly large role in colonial and revolutionary era New York. Mr. Bowman will examine how slavery evolved in New York under the Dutch, British, and American systems of government and how the institution was utilized at a local and personal level among the Palatine immigrants and their descendants in the Hudson and Mohawk Valleys. Admission $5