The History of the Hudson River Valley From Wilderness to the Civil War with Vernon Benjamin | Rosendale Public Library | Lectures & Talks | Hudson Valley; Chronogram

Lectures & Talks

The History of the Hudson River Valley From Wilderness to the Civil War with Vernon Benjamin

When: Wed., March 25, 7-8:30 p.m. 2015

Combining historical records with anecdotes from the colorful figures who lived it, Vernon Benjamin presents the definitive book about the area U.S. Congress called "the landscape that defined America." Native American communities, Henry Hudson's Dutch-sponsored voyage, the effects of the American and Industrial Revolutions and life in the valley at the close of the Civil War will be covered. Book-signing.

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