LifeLong Learning Program- The Oneida Community Mansion House: A Cultural Treasure in Our Region

The Oneida Community Mansion House, founded in 1848 as a utopian community, has a rich social, historical, and religious history– it is a cultural treasure in our region, recognized as a National Historic Landmark.

Facilitator:  Susan Belasco is Professor Emerita of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has published books and articles on a range of nineteenth-century American writers, including Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Walt Whitman. Susan is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Oneida Community Mansion House where she also volunteers as a tour guide.

*Session One (September 10) will take place at the Hamilton Public Library. Session Two (September 17) will take place at the Oneida Community Mansion House. LLP will have two 12-passenger vans transporting people to the Oneida Community Mansion Housefor the tour. Vans will leave the Hamilton community parking lot behind the public library at 2pm, arriving for a tour of the Mansion House at 2:30 pm. Attendees are also welcome to provide their own transportation.

 

Tuesday, September 17 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Hamilton Public Library, Community Room 13 Broad St., Hamilton, NY 13346

Topic

Culture, Academics, Social Sciences

Event Format

Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc.

Cost

Free to LifeLong Learning Program members, $5 per class for all others

Group
Lifelong Learning Program
Contact E-mail

llp@colgate.edu

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