Beginning February 25th, Marilyn Sassi will present four lectures in a series entitled Early Mohawk and Hudson Valley Life: How Clothes, Arts and Architecture Changed, 1750-1814 on the evolving material culture of the Mohawk and Hudson Valley area.
Each week will focus on a different area of history and the changes seen during that period. Sassi is a teacher and historian specializing in material culture, architecture and area history.
February 25th – French & Indian War Era
March 4th – Revolutionary War Era
March 11th – Post-Revolutionary Era
March 18th – 18th Century
Each lecture will be held on a Tuesday night at 7 pm, at the George E. Franchere Education Center at 1100 Main St. Rotterdam Junction, NY. The cost is $5.00, free to members of the Schenectady County Historical Society and the Burning of the Valley Military Association.
For more information, please contact Educator/Assistant Curator Jenna Peterson at 518-887-5073, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Mabee Farm Historic Site is wheelchair accessible, with off-street parking in front of the George E. Franchere Educational Center.
The series is sponsored by the Schenectady County Historical Society and the Burning of the Valleys Military Association (BVMA).
Photo of the George E. Franchere Education Center provided.