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Remember Me: The Culture of Quilts

  |   March 18, 2013  |  Comment

In honor of Women’s History Month, on Saturday, March 23, at 3:00 p.m., Susan Stessin-Cohn, Director of Education, will discuss and display outstanding quilts from the HHS collection.  In addition to a quilting demonstration, there will be guided tours of the Deyo and LeFevre houses, which feature more of our antique quilts.  Includes a light reception.  Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 for current members of Historic Huguenot Street.   Advanced reservation is recommended. To pay online, visit www.huguenotstreet.org/store/events/quilt-program-tour-lecture-reception-event.html or call Rebecca Mackey at 255-1660, ext. 105.

About the PresenterSusan Stessin-Cohn is currently the Director of Education at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz. She was formerly an instructor of Education and History at SUNY New Paltz and Vasser College. She now serves as chair of Hudson River Valley Heritage Digital Advisory Committee.  Stessin-Cohn has received numerous grants and awards from the following organizations: the NYS Archives, the Library of Congress, Southeastern NY Library Resources Council, the Mid-Hudson Teacher Center and the Ulster County Legislature. She received the 2006 Bruce Dearstyne Award for excellence in the educational use of local government records and the 2004 New York State Archives Award for the best use of primary local documents in a curriculum in NYS. She also received the Pride of Ulster County Award for research on the Ulster County Poorhouse.

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About Historic Huguenot Street (HHS):  HHS’s mission is to collect, preserve and share with the public an inspiring story of an American community as it evolved from the 17th century to the present day.  For more information, visit www.huguenotstreet.org or call 845.255.1660.  Historic Huguenot Street is a National Historic Landmark District and is incorporated as the Huguenot Historical Society

Historic Huguenot Street is located at 88 Huguenot Street • New Paltz, NY 12561

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