Women’s History Month: The General’s Lady-Martha Washington Woman of History Award

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Date(s) - 03/19/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm iCal

Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

Lavada Nahon, featured speaker, will present, Bringing the Taste of History to Life. Historian, researcher and educator Mary Ellen Matise is this year’s recipient of the Martha Washington Woman of History Award. This award is given by Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site each year to a woman who has made a contribution to the history of the Hudson Valley through education, promotion, or preservation. The honor was inspired by Martha Washington, an outstanding woman in history who resided in the Hudson Valley with her husband, General George Washington, during the last days of the Revolutionary War. The award presentation will take place on Sun Mar 19 during the Women’s History Month program, The General’s Lady. The public is welcome to attend the program starting at 2pm. Free admission.

845-562-1195, www.palisadesparksconservancy.org

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