Richard Sears Walling presents “The Lost Mondore Village of Prattsville”

Mountain Top Historical Society 5132 Route 23A, Haines Falls, New York, United States

Thursday, February 22 at 6 pm Zoom Presentation The Lost Mondore Village of Prattsville program details the forgotten community of African American families who once lived in this small village nestled in the Western Catskills. Descending from enslaved parentage, the family intermingled with local folks, creating a locally unique social dynamic. One of the descendants […]

Susie Barstow and Her Circle: The Women of the Hudson River School

Mountain Top Historical Society 5132 Route 23A, Haines Falls, New York, United States

    In conjunction with the Clinton Historical Society of Oneida County. Presented by Nancy Siegel, Professor of Art History at Towson University. This is a Zoom presentation. Why do we not know more of Susie M. Barstow (1836–1923), a prolific artist and notable figure in the field of American landscape painting? Nancy Siegel, Professor […]

Screening of Casa Susanna and Community Conversation

Free Screening of the documentary Casa Susanna with Community Conversation to follow About the Film: In the 1950s and ’60s, an underground network of transgender women and cross-dressing men found refuge at a modest house in the Catskills region of New York. Known as Casa Susanna, the house provided a safe place to express their […]