Category: Museum


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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Exhibit Opening on Saturday

Our exhibit for 2017 is opening this Saturday, May 6th, at 10:00AM. Crossroads: The Cornerstones of Putnam Valley will offer residents both lifelong and new a glimpse into the general history of those well known corners in town. The original…

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Coming soon…

So…what’s been going on. Next month brings the return of our continuing Our American History series with Eleanor Roosevelt: The Development of a Woman Activist on Saturday March 11th, 10:00AM at the library. There’s also a genealogy workshop on Saturday…

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Happy New Year!

We’re nearly a month into the new year – here’s what’s been happening behind the scenes. Plugging along with the picture scanning. We are well past 2,000 and the more I dig through files, the more I find. I would…

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Our American History and Who are we?

Edited – This was a post from two weeks ago that never got published! It was in the drafts when I logged in this morning to publish today’s post. Just a quick reminder – this Saturday October 8th is the…

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But what do you have there?

Our next program is coming up on October 8th – The History of Camp Smith. Please join us and afterwards, if you haven’t yet checked out our exhibit on 70 Years of the Putnam Valley Volunteer Fire Department, stop by…

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