Desmond-Fish Library will host author Allison Pataki for a lecture, A Walk Through History with Benedict Arnold, at 11 a.m. on Oct. 18. The lecture will center on the days leading up to Arnold’s flight from the Hudson Valley, and will include a telling of the participation of the traitor’s wife, Peggy Shippen. Desmond-Fish Library is located at 472 Route 403, Garrison.

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