Category: Events


Shirts are here! Annual Meeting Info!

Our new shirts are here! We think they look pretty snazzy. We have sizes ranging from kids ($12) XS to adult ($15) XXL. They’d be great to wear on the tour of the Cornish Estate  on September 8th. The kids…

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Doing new things with old stuff, and a class trip!

There’s been a lot of “behind the scenes” things happening at the museum recently. One box of our older documents has been scanned is ready for transcribing – volunteers are welcome! The document on the left is a vendue list…

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Coming Soon! Very Soon!

The first of our scanning dates is quickly approaching – Saturday June 2, 10:00am – 4:00pm at the Adams Corners Schoolhouse. This first session is dedicated to Lake Peekskill – we want to see your pictures, your papers, hear your…

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Show & Tell & Scan! Amusement parks!

Lots of fun stuff coming up! Start thinking about what you have to share with us! Even if you don’t live in the area anymore, if it’s related to Putnam Valley, we’re interested! *** Our American History is on April…

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Coming up this season

With much of the area recovering from the series of storms and extended power outages, Our American History made it’s return. We had a small gathering at the library for local author Deborah Rafferty Oswald on March 10 where she…

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A Visit to West Point

On July 28th, a small group went on a tour of nearby West Point. We were fortunate enough to have gotten some pictures of the grounds… …to compare to these pictures that are about 120 years old! The first four…

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Alexander Hamilton, West Point, Bannerman Castle.

This past Thursday was the conclusion of the 2017 spring season of Our American History – and boy did we go out with a bang! It was our best attended session yet, with around 60 people in attendance. Many thanks…

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Mark your calendars (or add it to your phone)

There’s a change in our schedule for Our American History for July…instead of being held on the second Saturday (the 8th) at 10:00AM, it will be on Thursday July 13th at the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (the former TC Methodist Church)…

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Bannerman Castle and WWI

The next installment of Our American History is coming up on June 10th – The Great War and the Human Condition: Experiences of Soldiers during World War I, presented by William Broggy. 2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the United…

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Tour of Bannerman – Sold Out!

We’ve filled all our available spots for the tour on the 20th! If you couldn’t make it this time, we are discussing the possibility of doing another trip in the fall – we’ll let everyone know later on in the…

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