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Philipse Manor Hall

Lecture: Insurrection, Conspiracy, and Resistance in Colonial New York

Colonial New York City was the location for two large scale insurrections and conspiracies planned and enacted by the city’s sizable enslaved community. Not surprisingly, enslaved individuals of the Philipse family played a part in both plots.

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Lecture: Insurrection, Conspiracy, and Resistance in Colonial New York
Lecture: Insurrection, Conspiracy, and Resistance in Colonial New York

Time & Location

Apr 12, 2023, 7:00 PM

Philipse Manor Hall, 29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701, USA

About The Event

Colonial New York City was the location for two large scale insurrections and conspiracies planned and enacted by the city’s sizable enslaved community. Not surprisingly, enslaved individuals of the Philipse family played a part in both plots. Join historian and Philipse Manor Hall’s Site Director, Michael A. Lord, as he discusses these plots and other methods of resistance carried out by the enslaved community in 18th century New York.

Speaker Bio:

Michael A. Lord is the Historic Site Director at Philipse Manor Hall. A well-seasoned Public Historian, Mr. Lord has decades of experience in research and content development at numerous museums and historic sites. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the College of William & Mary with degrees in African American studies, American History, and American studies, and specializes in presenting the complex and often underrepresented stories of the colonial African American experience.

In-person tickets:

Seating is limited. Call 914-965-4027 to reserve your spot. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, pay at the door. Doors open at 6:45 PM. Museum open 10 am to 5 pm.

Virtual Tickets:

Virtual attendance via WebEx is free, but registration is required. Register Here.

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