The Columbia County Historical Society presents an illustrated lecture by Ghent Historian, Gregg Berninger. In 1818, the town of Ghent was founded from parts of the towns of Chatham, Claverack and Kinderhook. 2018 marks Ghent’s bicentennial and the publication of Berninger’s “Ghent 1818-2018: A History of Our Own”.
Gregg Berninger serves as the Municipal Historian for the Town of Ghent and is widely known for his provocative and humorous presentations. Gregg grew up in Ghent, is a Professor of English at Columbia-Greene Community College, and a seasonal Park Ranger at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018: 7pm – 8pm
Free and Open to the public
Van Buren Hall
6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106