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Katonah's John Jay Homestead Presents Underground Railroad Lecture

John Jay Homestead will host Eric Foner's lecture "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5.
John Jay Homestead will host Eric Foner's lecture "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Photo Credit: File

KATONAH, N.Y. -- John Jay Homestead is presenting a lecture with Eric Foner on the "Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

A reception is set for 6 p.m., a presentation will follow at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8:15 p.m.

Foner is the DeWitt Clinton professor at Columbia University. He is one of the country's most prominent and influential historians, specializing in the Civil War and Reconstruction. He is the author of a number of award-winning books and articles. He is a curator and advisor to television shows and history exhibits at parks.

RSVP for the event by Wednesday, Oct. 29. To register or for more information, visit www.johnjayhomestead.org/founderslecture. Registration is also available here.

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