LECTURE: “200 Hundred Years of Ghent-ness” by Gregg Berninger, Ghent Historian, Nov 20

unnamed-5

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.

DATE/TIME:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018: 7pm – 8pm

ADMISSION:
Free and Open to the public

LOCATION:
Van Buren Hall
6 Chatham Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106

MORE:
www.cchsny.org
facebook.com/cchsny
twitter.com/cchs_ny
www.oldausterlitz.org

 

For more local happenings, news, and events, follow ColumbiaCountyCurrent on Facebook, and twitter @CoCoCurrent.

This entry was posted in Happenings, History and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.