Doc Bayne of the Friends of Sterling Forest will present an illustrated lecture on the history of the Sterling Furnace and Forge, and its role in creation of the Great Chain across the Hudson River during the Revolutionary War. This lecture will include updates on the recent discovery of the actual forge site.
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It was just a three-line ad in the personals section, but it launched the adventure of a lifetime.
So begins an utterly unique and captivating novel. In Ishmael, which received the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship for the best work of fiction offering positive solutions to global problems, Daniel Quinn parses humanity’s origins and its relationship with nature, in search of an answer to this challenging question: How can we save the world from ourselves?
Peggy Gavan, author of "The Hatching Cat" blog (hatchingcatnyc.com), presents amazing stories of wealthy and eccentric women of New York City's Gilded Age and the canine companions they loved. Hear about the French poodle with a $1 million dog yard on Fifth Avenue, the only dog buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, and more stories filled with tragedy, comedy, drama, and history.