History Café: "Astronauts of Inner-Space: The Millbrook Commune and the ‘60s” with New York State Historian Devin Lander

6-7 pm

Grab a drink, join the conversation, and learn about the history of the Millbrook Commune, Timothy Leary’s “Grounded Space Colony” housed on a 2,500-acre estate in Dutchess County. From its founding in 1963 through its forced closure in 1968, the commune played host to a who’s who of 1960s countercultural icons while becoming a microcosm of the struggle between the established societal ideals of law and order and a new concept of personal and religious freedom introduced through the ingesting of psychedelic substances.

This program is free and located at The Hollow Bar + Kitchen. Food and drink are available for purchase. For more information, please call (518) 474-0575 or visit www.nysm.nysed.gov.

The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is located at 79 North Pearl Street Albany, NY 12207.