Dr. Myra Young Armstead, Ph.D. presents “The Loango Connection: Slavery and Slaveholding at Saratoga House and Its Environs”

October 25th at 6:30pm
Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center Theater

Taking the perspective of enslaved Africans and their descendants attached to General
Philip Schuyler’s country estate, we will explore their work, family, and leisure
experiences with a primary focus on the early eighteenth century to the early nineteenth

Myra Young Armstead is a tenured, senior faculty member in the History Department at
Bard College where she has taught for 38 years and she holds an endowed chair. She
received her doctorate in History from the University of Chicago and has published
widely on topics relating to African-American social and cultural life.

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