In this virtual lecture from March 17, 2021 Hudson River Maritime Museum Director of Exhibits and Outreach Sarah Wassberg Johnson discusses the role of women as lighthouse keepers and caretakers of Hudson River lighthouses. From the 1830s to the present, women have played a special role in staffing and preserving Hudson River lighthouses.
For more information about Hudson River Lighthouses, visit http://www.hudsonriverlighthouses.org
Or purchase the book "Hudson River Lighthouses," published by the Hudson River Maritime Museum, available here: https://www.amazon.com/Hudson-River-L...
The Hudson River Maritime Museum's Follow the River Lecture Series is sponsored by Rondout Savings Bank. For upcoming lectures, visit http://www.hrmm.org/lecture-series
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