Who is Saint Isaac Jogues? And Why Does He Matter? - NYS History Month s...

“Who is Saint Isaac Jogues? And Why Does He Matter?” with Sean Kelleher

Historian Sean Kelleher will explore how in this region of spectacular natural landscapes became the central scene in the 17th Century for the life and martyr of Saint Isaac Jogues. Jogues's life inspired many people, including pilgrims to discover, honor, celebrate, and share the heritage and stories of this region.

Sean Kelleher is the historian for the town of Saratoga, NY and the Vice President of the Saratoga County History Center. He is one of the authors of Saratoga County Stories (released this month), a collection of essays and articles from local historians which provides a veritable who-what-where-when-and-why of Saratoga County history. Town of Saratoga History:
https://townofsaratoga.com/history/hi... Town of Saratoga History Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/historiantos... This program is offered for free, but donations are graciously accepted by the Friends of Schoharie Crossing (a 501c3 Non-Profit organization) https://the-friends-of-schoharie-cros... Contact Schoharie Crossing: SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov https://www.parks.ny.gov/historic-sit... recorded live: Thursday, October 14th - 2021 #Saint #Saratoga #Martyr #jogues #history #NYSHistoryMonth #historian