Freedom Journey - Tales from the Civil War
Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Edythe Quinn, a professor at Hartwick College, is the author of Freedom Journey, published this year. Professor Quinn tells the story of @36 northern free black men serving in three Yankee Colored Troops during the Civil War. Their story dates back to the Revolutionary War time when the Quakers in Harrison required its members to free their slaves and they settled in the Stoney Hills area.
Westchester's social and cultural history is filled with amazing stories. Come learn more of our region and town's past.
Professor Quinn's book will be available for purchase and signing.
The program is free and open to the public.
John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 East Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 914 245-5262