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The General’s Lady
March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WASHINGTON’S HEADQUARTERS HONORS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH WITH “THE GENERAL’S LADY” PROGRAM
“The General’s Lady,” Martha Washington, will be celebrated during Women’s History Month on Sunday, March 19th at 2:00 PM, at Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site, in Newburgh. Inspired by Martha Washington, this event pays tribute to both the impact of noteworthy historical women, and to contemporary women making a difference in the field of history and preservation in the Hudson Valley.
Guest Speaker, culinary historian Lavada Nahon, will explore her journey into historic cooking and how it is helping her move forward as a modern health coach in her talk, Bringing a Taste of History to Life.
The presentation of the 2017 Martha Washington Woman of History Award, recognizing a woman’s outstanding contribution to Hudson Valley history, will follow. This year’s recipient, Historian/Researcher/Educator
Mary Ellen Matise, will take her place as the fifteenth recipient of the award. Ms. Matise, the Village of Walden Historian, is involved with the promotion of historical research, preservation and education. She is a presenter of historical programs to other historical societies and a frequent contributor of historical articles to the WALLKILL VALLEY TIMES.
This event is free to the public. For further details or directions please call the site at 845-562-1195.