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Hudson Valley History Reading Festival at FDR Presidential Library

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and the Friends of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District will present the fifth annual Hudson Valley History Reading Festival.   In four sessions, beginning at 10:00 a.m., authors of book on Hudson Valley history will present author talks followed by book signings.


10:00 a.m.
Susan Stessin-Cohn
and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini
In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York's Hudson River Valley

11:00 a.m.
Anthony P. Musso
Hidden Treasures of the Catskills


1:00 p.m.
Robert and Johanna Titus
The Catskills: A Geological Guide

2:00 p.m.
Vernon Benjamin
The History of The Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times

Copies of all of the authors' books will be available for sale in the New Deal Store located in the Wallace Center. 

Free public event. Registration required.

Date:Saturday, Apr 8th, 2017
Time:10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:Free public event. Registration required.
Contact Phone:(845) 486-7745
Contact URL:https://fdrlibrary.org/events-calendar
Location: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
4079 Albany Post Road
Route 9
Hyde Park, NY 12538

It was the nation's first Presidential Library, and it was all FDR's idea to have his papers gathered in one final place. His desk remains just as it was in the Oval Office. The Library has great exhibits, both historic (The FIrst 100 Days, the Depression and WWII) and personal galleries for......Read more

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