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"Waves of Immigration" | Panel Discussion

Moderated by Alexandra Eames
As part of "Every Village Has A Story"

Topic: A Conversation on Community — “Growing Up in Sag Harbor”

Sag Harbor has traditionally been a working-class town and the neighborhoods that grew up around the village historically housed a diverse population including Jewish, African American, Native American, Polish, Italian and Hungarian residents who moved here for work or to establish a community of their own. This panel will reflect on what it was like to grow up in those neighborhoods — some of which still have the flavor of their original inhabitants.

Join Alexandra Eames for a discussion with four Sag Harbor residents, Patricia A. Archibald, William Pickens III, Diane Schiavone and Robert Browngardt.

Blue Collar Sag Harbor

As part of "Every Village Has A Story,” a summer 2016 program at the Sag Harbor Whaling,  three Sunday panel discussions are being offered at the Whaling Museum to explore various aspects of Sag Harbor’s blue collar heritage. Each panel will reflect on the history and evolution of Sag Harbor through one of three distinct lenses — Community, Main Street Business, and Industry— exploring how together and individually, these three facets of village life have contributed to the growth and development of Sag Harbor as we see it today.

This event is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor M. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by The Huntington Arts Council Inc.