"Dutch to English: Changes in the Lives of Women in the 17th Century," a lecture by Ulster County Historian Anne Gordon
When the English crown took over the Dutch colony in 1664, the legal status of women underwent great changes. Ulster County Historian Anne Gordon will present how women were impacted by the change from Dutch to English rule in the colonial era.
Members $5; seniors and military $7.
$10 general admission.
This is the second installment of Anne Gordon's three part lecture series at Historic Huguenot Street.
Anne Gordon has been the Ulster County Historian for the past 7 years. Her background in library and archival work for the City of New York, and her experience in local government have been important assets in her work. She was recently named a New York Registered Public Historian. Anne holds degrees from Brooklyn College and Pratt Institute. A native of Virginia, she has lived in the Hudson Valley for more than 30 years.