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Mark your calendars (or add it to your phone)

There’s a change in our schedule for Our American History for July…instead of being held on the second Saturday (the 8th) at 10:00AM, it will be on Thursday July 13th at the Tompkins Corners Cultural Center (the former TC Methodist Church)…

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Bannerman Castle and WWI

The next installment of Our American History is coming up on June 10th – The Great War and the Human Condition: Experiences of Soldiers during World War I, presented by William Broggy. 2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the United…

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Tour of Bannerman – Sold Out!

We’ve filled all our available spots for the tour on the 20th! If you couldn’t make it this time, we are discussing the possibility of doing another trip in the fall – we’ll let everyone know later on in the…

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And we’re open for the season

The schoolhouse is now open for the 2017! We’ll be open this Saturday from 10:00AM – 2:00PM and doing a lot of spring cleaning, but you’re welcome to stop by. The exhibit won’t be fully up and running the opening…

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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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Snow Day!

The museum will not be open today due to the snowy, soon to be sleet-y and icy conditions. Today would have been our last day of the year anyway, so the museum will not be reopening until May 2017. See…

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Closing out the year

ETA: Check out this article by Tom Renner of the Putnam Daily Voice about this weekend’s guest speaker Craig Nelson! Our final two events of the year are coming up this weekend. On Saturday the 10th we’ll have our last…

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Next up…Holiday Boutique

We had what I believe is our best turnout yet for Our American History – over 35 of you joined us this past Saturday to learn about Bannerman Castle. Many thanks to Thom for his enjoyable, very informative presentation. Apologies…

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Bannerman Island, Oregon Corners, a Presidential connection, and…Santa?

  Everybody’s heard of it, but what do you know about it? Join us at the Putnam Valley Free Library on Saturday November 12th at 10:00am, when guest speaker Thom Johnson tells all there is to know about this history…

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Our busy season is starting up!

We have a few events coming up in the next several weeks! Wednesday, October 26th at 7:00pm is our annual Halloween Event. This year, join us as we hear from Paranormal Investigator Penny Ann Osborn who will share her tales…

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