February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Cultural Events

Pataki Book on ‘Traitor’s Wife’ is Hot Seller

Garrison Union Free School graduate and former Philipstown resident Allison Pataki has a major hit book on her hands with the "Traitor's Wife: The Woman Behind Benedict Arnold and the Plan to Betray America." Pataki said that she was "thrilled and ov More...

A Glimpse at the Life of James F. Brown, Runaway Slave & ‘Freedom’s Gardener’

It was another packed audience at the Putnam History Museum this past Saturday to hear guest lecturer Myra Young Armstead, History Professor and Chair of Africana studies at Bard College. The person of interest was runaway slave James F. More...

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Weekly Quotation

“I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.” ~Henry David Thoreau