St. Paul’s Church – Special free Programs in January/February 2018

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
Special free Programs in January/February 2018
 
Sat., Jan. 13, open from Noon to 4 PM
Play about Anne Hutchinson
At 1:30 PM, enjoy a performance by Tutti Bravi Productions of an original, multi-act musical, dramatic play exploring the odyssey of Anne Hutchinson, the Puritan rebel exile, who lived near St. Paul’s Church in the early 1640s.   
 
Monday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
The site will be open regular hours, 9 AM to 5 PM, with a special talk at 1 PM by Professor Kristopher Burrell of Hostos Community College exploring the civil rights struggles and triumphs of Dr. King.  
                              
Sat., Feb. 10, open from Noon to 4 PM
A recognition of Black History Month
At 1 PM, in recognition of Black History Month, Professor Deidre Cooper Owens of Queens College explores the remarkable story of Harriet Tubman, who led scores of enslaved African Americans from the South to freedom in the North and Canada, and served as an effective spy for the Union army in the Civil War.  Dr. Owens’ publications include “Medical Bondage:  Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology”.
 
Monday, Feb. 19, President’s Day
Prof. Jacob Kramer of Borough of Manhattan Community College explores the life & times of President Woodrow Wilson, who led the nation during the First World War.  Dr. Kramer is the author of The New Freedom and the Radicals: Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Views of Radicalism, and the Origins of Repressive Tolerance, published in 2015.  There will also be re-enactors portraying General Washington, President John Adams and President Lincoln.  The site is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.  
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