Peterboro EVENTS

05/01/2021

READING the LANDSCAPE of GERRIT SMITH ESTATE

Saturday May 1, 2021

2 pm ~ 4 pm

Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark

5304 Oxbow Road

Peterboro NY 13134

www.gerritsmith.org

info@gerritsmith.org

Free Event!

 



September 2020 Began a Yearlong Celebration of the Smithfield Community Center Bicentennial

Location of the inaugural meeting of the New York State Antislavery Society in 1835.  The building is also on the state Underground Railroad Trail.

 



02/01-28

BLACK HISTORY MATTERS Feb 1-28

On each day in February 2021 a free short “crash course” video will be released. 

 

Presented by The National Abolition Hall Of Fame and Museum 

and Upstate Institute at Colgate University

 

 



10/22/2021

National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum

Welsh Music

 

 

Smithfield Community Center



10/23/2021

National Abolition Hall of Fame  and Museum

Induction Ceremonies

1:00 -Symposia

Keynote by Norman K. Dann PhD:

How the Abolition Movement Launched the Women's Movement

 Advance registration suggested. 

 

5:00 -Dinner

Reservations Required 315-280-8828

 

7:00 -Inductions of Robert Everett, Calvin Frank and Stephen Myers



10/24/2021

Florence Farming Settlement

Details TBA

 



06/12/2021

Peterboro Freedom Festival

A celebration of our rich history in the cause for equal rights.

Music, food, museums, exhibits and more.

 

On the grounds of the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark 



09/24/2022

Bloomer Tea

Postponed two years to Sat. September 24, 2022 which is the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth Smith Miller, the advocate for the healthy bloomer.

What I  (Elizabeth Smith Miller) learned in Peterboro

 Miller’s cousin, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, will be the guest of honor as portrayed by Melinda Grube. 

 

Keynote speaker  Leigh Fought PhD, Lemoyne College Department of History, will speak on her prize-winning book Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

 

Jody Luce will give a presentation on Fashion History

 

To Book: info@gerritsmith.org

 Smithfield Community Center


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