Saturday, October 7

11:00 AM04:00 PM

Where: Johnson Hall State Historic Site, 139 Hall Ave, Johnstown 12095

Cost: Free admission — Donations to help support the event will be greatly appreciated!

For more information please contact:
(518) 762 - 8712 | JohnsonHall@parks.ny.gov

October 7 Slavery at Johnson Hall 11 am – 4 pm Presentations and demonstrations by The Children of Dahomey, an educational performance group specializing in the historical experiences of African slaves in colonial New York, will be highlighted. Visitors can participate in traditional dances, theatrical demonstrations and instrument-making workshops, and hear traditional storytelling. In the slave quarters, culinary historian and hearth cooking specialist Lavada Nahon will demonstrate open-hearth cooking and interpret historic African and African-American food ways. An Open House will also be held. Free admission — Donations to help support the event will be greatly appreciated! Regular guided tours of the historic house will not be offered on this day.