Talk on African-American Military at Beacon on Mar. 17

SUNY New Paltz professor to speak at Howland Public Library

Dr. Albert Williams-Myers, professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, will present on the topic of African-American military traditions in the Hudson River Valley on through to the Revolutionary War.

This one-hour event is being held at the Howland Public Library on Tuesday, March 17, at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134. The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. in Beacon. To see this and all upcoming events at the Howland Public Library, go to and click on “Calendar.”

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