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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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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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The Return of Our American History

Our American History is back for 2018! Join us for our first session on Saturday March 10 as we welcome local author Deborah Rafferty Oswald. We’ll also be announcing a few exciting things in the next couple of weeks…museum open…

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The year is winding down

The final Our American History program of the year is this coming Saturday, December 9th, at 10:00AM at the PV Library. Our Holiday Boutique will also be open this weekend. Stop by and pick up a few gifts for your…

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It’s holiday boutique time!

It’s that time of the year again – our annual holiday boutique! We still have room for vendors. If you’re interested, send us an email (putnamvalleyhistory@gmail.com) or a Facebook message.    

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