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Historical Markers and Signage

Everybody has seen them driving around the area, but do you actually stop and read them? Most commonly you see the blue and gold signs, with a quick paragraph about the area in the general proximity of the marker. They’re…

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Putnam Valley Historical Society on Pause

With New York State being on Pause until at least May 15th, the museum will not be open to visitors in the near future. Being in Putnam County, we’re in a weird position. We’re in the Hudson Valley, we’re definitely…

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We are going to be the when in “do you remember when…?”

The past few weeks have undoubtedly proven to everyone that we are indeed living in a time that will forever be noted in medical journals and perhaps history texts. Our current generation(s) have a unique advantage when compared to what…

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Got weekend plans?

It’s the last weekend of activities for us in 2019! It’s supposed to be rainy tomorrow – and who wants to go holiday shopping in all that miserable nonsense? Join us at the library for the last session of Our…

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Holiday Boutique Next Weekend

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Change in museum hours today

The museum will be opening at 1:00pm today instead of our usual 10:00am. Our annual holiday boutique will be held next weekend, December 14 & 15, at the Putnam Valley Library. More information (and a nice, colorful flyer) will be…

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Annual Meeting in 10 Days

Refreshments will be served. Join us for a fun afternoon, and learn about our plans for 2020 and beyond.

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Updated Our American History Info

We have a schedule change for November 9th’s Our American History – we will be welcoming Paul R. Martin III back to discuss Camps, Cradle of Aviation and Mitchel Field: The Military History of the Hempstead Plains, Long Island NY…

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Halloween at the Museum!

We’re switching gears a bit this year for Halloween. We’ll be there rain or shine – the forecast seems to be changing hourly at this point. We will supply the treat bags for the pumpkin hunt to ensure all participants…

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Annual Meeting Rescheduled

Our annual meeting previously scheduled for October 20th has been rescheduled to early December. We will be mailing new invitations and publishing flyers with updated information as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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