Yorktown Historical Society Program: The History of Stony Hill - Westchester's First Free Black Community - John C. Hart Memorial Library



Date: 02/16/12
Hours: 7:30pm
Ages: All
Address:
1130 Main Street - 914-245-5262
Shrub Oak, NY 10588
www.yorktownlibrary.org

Description: In recognition of Black History month, the library and the Yorktown Historical Society present "The History of Stony Hill - Westchester's First Free Black Community." Presented by Roxanne Beecher (Trustee, Harrison Historical Society) & Barbara Bush-James (Descendent of a Stony Hill Family). In the northern section of Silver Lake Park in Harrison there is a symbol of brotherhood and freedom. It is a monument to both black and Quaker history in New York State. Hear this interesting story of brotherhood. No registration, open to the public. More information on the Historical Society programs: www.yorktownhistory.org.