Ulster County Historian Anne Gordon and our Consulting Historian A.J. Schenkman will co-present a lecture for the opening of our 2015 tour season. Schenkman will be discussing the (Abraham) Hasbrouck family and Gordon will be speaking specifically about A.B. Hasbrouck.
Members $5; seniors and military $7; general admission $10.
Anne Gordon has been the Ulster County Historian for the past 7 years. Her background in library and archival work for the City of New York, and her experience in local government have been important assets in her work. She was recently named a New York Registered Public Historian. Anne holds degrees from Brooklyn College and Pratt Institute. A native of Virginia, she has lived in the Hudson Valley for more than 30 years.
A.J. Schenkman, Historic Huguenot Street’s Consulting Historian, teaches history in the Lower Hudson Valley. He is the author of numerous books and articles. His most recent books include Murder and Mayhem in Ulster County, Wicked Ulster County: Tales of Desperadoes, Gangs & More, and Washington's Headquarters Newburgh: Home to a Revolution. Schenkman has columns in both The New York History Blog, and is a history blogger for The Times Herald-Record. He is also a VIP for Teaching the Hudson Valley and has been featured in numerous publications, venues , radio, and television.