Saturday, September 8: Interpreters in period garb, reenactments, performances, Colonial games and demonstrations will bring history to life throughout the day.
Almanac Weekly | History
“I knew 50 years ago what I am doing today,” John Novi wrote at the time of the property transfer. “I have always believed that the Depuy House belongs to the community as a public museum securing the history of canal travel and telling the story of the locktenders that lived in the house.”
With ten cannons, 7,500 square feet of sails, six miles of rigging and a ten-story-high mainmast, the Kalmar Nyckel is a sight to be seen.
Thursday, July 26: It’s an endless tug-of-war that Woodstockers wage – even more so in the digital age – but someone, everyone, needs to do it. On Thursday evening, local producer/director and documentary filmmaker Stephen Blauweiss will host a multimedia event at the Maverick Concert Hall that will give some sense of the value of what is always endangered.
The Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture welcomes new members.
Saturday, July 14: Explore America’s oldest private homes in a National Historic Landmark Village.
Saturday, June 2: Wallkill Valley Land Trust’s popular Historic House Tour explores the architectural gems of mysterious Plattekill.
Fun fact: The name “Plattekill” was derived from the calm stream – platte kill or “flat water” in Dutch – running through it.
Saturday, May 26: The museum will open its season with a grand Community Event featuring live music, a food truck, children’s activities, and tours and hikes on the North Family grounds, where the utopian project throve from 1787 to 1947.
Saturday, May 19: Hop aboard the bus and learn about the immigrants of 1710 who established West Camp. This docent-led tour offers views of some of the 68 stone houses in Asbury, Saxton and Blue Mountain.
William B. Rhoads’ new book & exhibition about Charles S. Keefe puts the Kingston architect back on the historical map. The Friends of Historic Kingston will offer a self-guided driving tour of 15 Keefe buildings, so you can check out Keefe’s architecture for yourself.