"Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture," a lecture and book signing with Russell Shorto

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Russell Shorto is the acclaimed author of the best selling book The Island at the Center of the World, a narrative history of the founding of Manhattan and New Netherlands. Touching on the struggles that helped shape both the colony, and the founding of the United States, the book has helped bring a revival in interest concerning the role of those who lived in the Hudson River Valley in influencing the founding of America.

Meet the Author Reception begins at 6pm, followed by the lecture at 7pm.

Pre-registration is encouraged.