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Town Day, Basically Baseball, Halloween

Another Town Day has come and gone! Thanks to everybody that stopped by our table – we were happy to meet the two couples who will be moving to Putnam Valley, and pleased with the interest in the “1976” booklet….

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See you all at Town Day!

Putnam Valley Town Day is tomorrow, and we’ll be there celebrating. Not quite sure where on the field, but we’ll be there with our tent and wooden sign. We’re bringing the new t-shirts, the tote bags, information about Basically Baseball…

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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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September is just around the corner…

Can you feel it? The subtle change in the air, the late summer wildflowers blooming, the cacophony of nighttime insects, the panic of students realizing they have to cram their summer reading assignments into the next two weeks. It’s almost…

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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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Our American History

  You may remember him from the Bannerman Island tours, or the presentation he gave about Bannerman Island…but Thom Johnson is coming back to Putnam Valley! This time we’ll be learning about the old Cornish Estate, another local (to the…

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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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Exhibit Opening Postponed

Updated 05/20/18 – The power was back on as of yesterday afternoon, so our Revolutionary War exhibit opening and 50th birthday party will be this coming Saturday, May 26th at 10:00AM. We’ll see you then! As many, if not all…

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Our American History – Gettysburg

Please note the 1:00PM start time for this one!! Still at the library. Our next lecture is fast approaching! While last month we enjoyed looking back at a fun time in our past, enjoying the thrill and excitement of an…

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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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