Libelers, Monsters, and Rebels: The Jacob Leisler Institute and Research into New York’s Neglected English Colonial Period | Hudson Area Library | Lectures & Talks | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks

Libelers, Monsters, and Rebels: The Jacob Leisler Institute and Research into New York’s Neglected English Colonial Period

When: Thu., Feb. 22, 6-7:30 p.m. 2018

The Jacob Leisler Institute, in cooperation with Hudson Area Library, will present a local history talk at the library. David Voorhies will discuss the Zenger Trial, the Claverack Giant and local Native tribes, the so-called Negro Conspiracy of 1741, and, of course, Jacob Leisler and the 1689-1691 Leisler's Rebellion. The focus of this event will be on the integration of various European ethnic groups into a broader English colonial melting pot (Huguenots, Germans, Dutch, English, etc),

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