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Where did the summer go?

It feels like just yesterday we were celebrating the 4th of July, and now all of a sudden the trees are just starting to creep towards their own annual fireworks display. We’re sometimes asked about the origin of the names…

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Halfway through the year already!

First, an update on the pumpkins. It seems the rabbits have discovered them. The very cute, tiny hopping bunnies along the back fence appear to have munched away at the biggest leaves. Not sure what that means for the livelihood…

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Happy 207th Birthday, Putnam County!

Somehow, it’s already June! Friday June 14th is Putnam County Day and every year, area folks and organizations are recognized on Putnam County Day for their contributions to and efforts concerning local history. This year we are very pleased (and…

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We’re open for the year!

We opened for the year this past Saturday, on a what seems to be becoming an increasingly rare sunny day! We’ll be having 3 somewhat smaller exhibits this year, each lasting about two months. First up is Putnam Valley: The…

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It’s gonna be May (and our 2019 opening)

We are just a little over two short weeks away from our exhibit opening for 2019. On Saturday May 11th, after you go to the PV library to listen to local author Vincent Dacquino share the story of Sybil Ludington……

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The Return of Our American History

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It’s almost here!

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This Saturday morning!

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New things to look at and listen to!

One of the more difficult yet oddly fulfilling things about working (and volunteering!) in a historical society is that it is highly likely you’ll get distracted when looking for something, especially when sorting through stacks of folders and documents. You…

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Halloween is creeping closer

This coming Wednesday evening at the museum! Please join us!

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