To help bring the stories told through our Relearning Highlands History series “to life,” we have begun to lay the groundwork to create a heritage trail that will highlight sites relevant to the history of Black and Native Americans in the Hudson Highlands.
This issue of Relearning Highlands History considers the complex history of the relationship between land ownership and social justice, as told by Richard Rothstein in his book The Color of Law.
HHLT's Board of Directors has announced that Michelle Smith, Executive Director since 2016, will step down as of May 31, 2021. Katrina Shindledecker, longtime Director of Conservation, has been named to succeed her.
In this new edition of Relearning Highlands History we introduce the remarkable interactive documentary People Not Property presented by Historic Hudson Valley, and winner of the 2020 Webby Award for best educational resource.
The first article in our "Relearning Highlands History" series is the story of Chief (Sachem) Daniel Nimham and the Wappinger Tribe’s challenge to the Philipse Patent, covering what is now Putnam County.