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March 2020

“The Springtime Fishing Camps: Shad, Birds, and Greens” with Justin Wexler

March 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
$18

Local native peoples once made annual, seasonal trips to the habitats where the land had the most to share. In the Hudson Valley indigenous calendar, springtime was spent along the tributary streams of the Hudson River to catch spawning fish. Summer was spent in floodplain villages adjacent to the maize crops. Autumn was a time…

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“Beyond Susan B. Anthony,” a lecture by Dr. Susan Ingalls Lewis

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Deyo Hall, 6 Broadview Avenue
New Paltz, NY 12561
$18

Millions of American women contributed to the drive for the vote in the United States, and New York State was home to many leaders of the movement.  However, the suffrage leaders who are most recognized today – Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton – did not actually achieve their goal, since they were both…

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April 2020

The Days of King Louis and Queen Anne

April 4 @ 11:00 am - April 5 @ 3:00 pm
Locust Lawn, 436 South Route 32
Gardiner, NY 12525

At Locust Lawn, only a few miles away from Huguenot Street on Route 32 in New Paltz, Locust Lawn's annual living history event showcases the British and French military in the very early 18th Century.  While New York was a British colony at this time, the French controlled Canada, immediately to the north.  The ongoing…

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“Breaking the Bronze Ceiling: Monuments to Real Women,” a talk and Q&A with sculptors Vinnie Bagwell & Meredith Bergmann

April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Deyo Hall, 6 Broadview Avenue
New Paltz, NY 12561
$10

Artist Meredith Bergmann will speak about her work on the Boston Women’s Memorial and the statue of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and escaped slave and abolitionist Sojourner Truth being unveiled in Central Park in New York City in 2020, and some of her other work on themes of human rights and social justice,…

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“Women Composers of the Baroque: Strozzi, Jacquet de la Guerre, Bon,” concert performance

April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
$15

Too frequently it may be forgotten that, in the history of Western music, high achievement in musical composition is not confined to one gender.  As a reminder, this concert presents early baroque era secular song by Barbara Strozzi; music of the French “high baroque” by Elizabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre; and the late baroque chamber…

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May 2020

“Women voted here before Columbus” lecture and book signing with Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
$10

Location: Fireside Room at the Wullschleger Education Building (92 Huguenot Street). Imagine that women have the right to choose all political representatives, removing from office anyone who doesn’t make wise decisions for the future. Living in a world free from violence against them, women will not allow a man to hold office if he has…

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June 2020

“NY Votes for Women: A Suffrage Centennial Anthology,” a live reading from various contributors

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
$10

What was it like for courageous women in New York State to fight for the vote?  What parts of our heritage – history and herstory – have we never heard before?  And, one hundred years later, what other issues of equality are renewing the pull that many feel to speak out? In NY Votes for…

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“Summers of Growth: Sturgeons, First Fruits, and Fireflies” with Justin Wexler

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561
$18

Local native peoples once made annual, seasonal trips to the habitats where the land had the most to share. In the Hudson Valley indigenous calendar, springtime was spent along the tributary streams of the Hudson River to catch spawning fish. Summer was spent in floodplain villages adjacent to the maize crops. Autumn was a time…

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July 2020

Outreach at the Person House – Locust Lawn

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Locust Lawn will be coming to the Persen House for the day with an ongoing cooking demo and more. Matthewis Person House, 74 John Street, Kingston, NY 12401

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August 2020

Artists on the Street – A Plein Air Event

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Huguenot Street, Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561

"Historic Huguenot Street is excited to announce the return of Artists On The Street: A Plein Air Event, which will take place on Saturday, August 1, from 11 AM to 4 PM. This year’s event will span the 10-acre National Historic Landmark District and will feature over a dozen local artists, including Sandy Brandman, Kevin…

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