April 2nd Event: Celebrating the Saw Kill (at Montgomery Place!)

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175 Years of Scenic Preservation

Bard College, The Montgomery Place Campus

10 AM – 4 PM

A day of programs on history, ecology, landscape, archaeology, art, and architecture

10:00 am Welcome by Bard College President Leon Botstein

10:15 am Keynote address by historian David P. Schuyler, “Montgomery Place: An Enchanted Landscape”

11:15 am Presentation of archival and historical collections by Helene Tieger ‘85, Bard College archivist, and
Cynthia Koch, public historian in residence

11:45 am Presentations by Bard College students

12:15 pm Presentation by Steve Rosenberg, senior vice president, Scenic Hudson, “Conserving History and Landscape”

1:00 – 3:30 pm Historic house museum tours, guided walks, and family-friendly activities
To reserve a lunch for purchase, RSVP to civic@bard.edu by March 28. Event is free and open to the public.

Image: Montgomery Place, Alexander Jackson Davis, courtesy of Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, New York


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