Next Meeting of MHAHP on June 10th; All Invited !


The next meeting of the Mid-Hudson Antislavery History Project will be held as follows:

Monday, June 10, 2019

First Congregational Church

269 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie

7:00 – 8:30pm

If you have  an interest in the history of slavery and antislavery in the Mid-Hudson region, 

Please join us!

At the meeting we will be providing updates of recent programs and a look ahead at some new ideas. Included will be information on the following:

  • Ø  New MHAHP website information
  • Ø  Report on a recent discovery of an important anti-slavery history poster
  • Ø  MHAHP’s participation in the Network to Freedom Underground Railroadconference and New York State Fair
  • Ø  Progress report on planning for a new memorial in Poughkeepsie recognizing thelives and contributions of enslaved and free African-Americans
  • Will Tatum, Dutchess County Historian, will report on the new digital tool to research the county’s early history
  • Ø  Long-range planning – countywide and locally: our ideas … AND YOURS! Please join us and bring your questions and ideas!!!RSVP or if you need more info, please contact
    Peter Bunten at or call at 301-335-0196.