"From Isabella to Sojourner: A Slave in Ulster County," a lecture by Ulster County Historian Anne Gordon
Ulster County Historian Anne Gordon will speak about Hudson Valley slavery and the first 30 years Sojourner Truth’s life, from a childhood in slavery to her bold step into freedom.
This will be the first part of Anne Gordon's three part lecture series, which will span the months of February through April.
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.