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Speaker Series: Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman on Constitution Day, Saturday, September 17, 11:15am

On September 17, on Constitution Day, the Hendrick Hudson DAR Chapter will hold its first Speaker Series program of the 2022-2023 year at the Sheffield (MA) Historical Society. On September 17th in 1787 the US Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. Bearing direct relation to the Constitution is the celebrated Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman story, which transpired in Sheffield. Freeman's bold actions, drawing on… Continue reading Speaker Series: Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman on Constitution Day, Saturday, September 17, 11:15am

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Historic Robert Jenkins House Open House: Sat Sept 10, 1-4 pm

The Historic Robert Jenkins House at 113 Warren Street in Hudson holds another of this summer's tour days on Saturday, September 10th, 1-4pm. The 1811 house, built by proprietor Robert Jenkins, is on the National Register of Historic Places as Nationally Significant and is in the Front Street-Parade Hill-Lower Warren Street Historic District. The house is… Continue reading Historic Robert Jenkins House Open House: Sat Sept 10, 1-4 pm

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Slides to Mark Lawler’s “Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism”

​On June 12th, paleobiologist/paleoecologist Mark Lawler presented "Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism” at the chapter's Flag Day meeting, to members and the public. He generously has shared his slides, which can be accessed here. The first evidence of a mastodon was a single tooth which was discovered… Continue reading Slides to Mark Lawler’s “Ice Age Giants — An Elephant’s Tale: The Discovery of the World’s First Mastodon and American Patriotism”