Slavery and the Palatines Lecture at Clermont Sunday

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Two men pointing to a boy by Jan Luyken 1711Travis Bowman is set to give a lecture on slavery in New York on Sunday, March 11th at 1 pm, at the Clermont State Historic Site, 1 Clermont Avenue, Germantown.

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 is $5. Advanced tickets are required and may be purchased online.

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Image: Two men pointing to a boy, by Jan Luyken 1711.

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