Jacob Leisler

Local History Talk: The Mohicans’ Incorporation into the Iroquois League, 1671-1675

Program Description: Dr. Evan Haefeli, historian of colonial North America and the Atlantic world at Texas A&M University, will discuss the history of the Iroquois Confederacy’s relations with its Indigenous neighbors to the east and south, especially the people of the Hudson Valley. Date/Time: Thursday, June 24, 6-7:30pm Registration: For Zoom registration link click here or …

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The “Turkish Captivity” of Jacob Leisler and the Susannah

Program Description: The library and the Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History present a talk by David Voorhees on Leisler’s capture and enslavement by pirates. Date/Time: Thursday, January 28, 6-7:30pm. Registration: For Zoom registration link click here. The Jacob Leisler Library Lectures are made possible through the generous support of …

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Local History Talk: ‘Colonial New York’ and the World of Jacob Leisler

Program Description: Lou Roper, Professor of History at SUNY-New Paltz, speaks on seventeenth-century colonial New York and the Hudson River Valley in the context of the larger Atlantic World. This local history talk is a collaboration of the library, Jacob Leisler Institute for the Study of Early New York History, Gotham Center for New York City …

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