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What is Pinkster?
May 5, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Family Friendly Event! VCPA is excited to be partnering with the New-York Historical Society for two virtual Living History @Home presentations in May. Join us for What is Pinkster? on May 5 brought to you live from the slave quarters in Van Cortlandt House Museum. Learn about the lives of African Americans in 17th- and 18th-century Dutch New York and the celebration of Pinkster, a Dutch and African American holiday celebrated in New York and New Jersey. Find out how Black New Yorkers used the Christian feast of Pentecost to gather with family and friends and reconnect with their African cultures. This New-York Historical Society program is in partnership with Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, Van Cortlandt House Museum and The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York. Click here to register.