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Virtual Talk: “Fearing too great a Correspondencyā€¯: The 1690 Schenectady Massacre and Jacob Leisler

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What is the relationship between Leisler's Rebellion and the 1690 Schenectady Massacre? In the 17th century rebellion, merchant and militia captain Jacob Leisler seized control of southern New York. As his power expanded north to Albany, Leisler called for elections … Continue reading

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