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New Netherlands Marketplace 2023Marking the 400th anniversary of Dutch settlement in the Hudson Valley

New Paltz, NY (May 15, 2024) – Historic Huguenot Street is excited to announce the 3rd annual New Netherland Marketplace: Living History Event, marking the 400th anniversary of the Dutch settlement in the Hudson Valley. Throughout this event, visitors will discover Lenape Delaware, Black, and European demonstrators sharing their craftsmanship and culture, and portraying life in New Netherland.

Hawk’s Nest section of the Upper Delaware Scenic BywayMillersburg, OH – The National Scenic Byway Foundation (NSBF) congratulates the Upper Delaware Scenic Byway of New York State as a 2024 Byway Partnership Award winner. This is one of the Foundation’s eight national awards presented annually.

Military MeritNewburgh, NY (May 8, 2024) – During Memorial Day weekend, in honor of those who serve(d) in the US Military, come to Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site for these special activities: 

The lecture, From Badge of Military Merit to Purple Heart, will be presented on Saturday, May 25th at 2pm.  General George Washington, while headquartered in Newburgh, created the Badge of Military Merit on August 7th, 1782.

Hudson River MuseumYonkers, NY (May 7, 2024) —The Hudson River Museum is proud to announce it was awarded a prestigious grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America. Museums for America supports projects that strengthen the ability of individual museums to benefit the public by providing high-quality, inclusive learning experiences, by addressing community needs through partnerships and collaborations, and by preserving and providing access to the collections entrusted to their care. The Hudson River Museum is one of 122 projects nationwide that were funded through this year’s Museums for America program.

FDR Library and MuseumHyde Park, N.Y. -- The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will host a series of free, public events over Memorial Day Weekend, from Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27, 2024.

WORLD WAR II ENCAMPMENT & MILITARY DISPLAYS

On Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, the The Duffle Bag of Patterson, New York, will present a weekend of historic military displays and a World War II encampment on the Roosevelt Library's front lawn.

Orange County TourismOrange County, N.Y. -- A night at the drive-in movies is not just a nostalgic memory in Orange County, N.Y.

The classic slice of Americana is a beloved experience enjoyed nightly by many when the weather turns mild. Two drive-in locations in Orange County offer opportunities to see movies under the stars – the Warwick Drive-In in Warwick and the Fair Oaks Drive-In in Middletown.

2024_NEH_Grant_photoNew Paltz, NY – Just as Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) wraps up a major three-year project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to conserve and digitize over 24,000 pages of New Paltz’s earliest documents, they received notification of a second grant of $349,956 from the federal agency to expand and complete the ambitious project. 

Curator TourStaatsburgh, N.Y.  (4/24/24) — On Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, May 25 at 11 a.m., Staatsburgh’s curator, Dr. Maria Reynolds, will offer a special tour called “A Closer Look: A Curator-Guided Exploration of the Hidden & Hard-to-See.” The tour will showcase all things French, including French styles, objects, furniture, and architecture in the house. Visitors will see some of the most interesting items in Staatsburgh’s remarkable collection. …

NYS Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation 100May 11 & 25

Presented by Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Staatsburg, N.Y.  (4/17/24) — At the turn of the century, the hamlet of Staatsburg was a thriving hub of businesses and manufacturing, fueled by local landed estates and the modernizing nation. Staatsburgh State Historic Site will offer free guided walking tours of the hamlet of Staatsburg in May.

Earth Day at HHNC by Joanna MarvelEarth Day Celebration and Hike the Highlands

Cornwall, NY – Celebrate Earth Day 2024 with the Hudson Highlands Nature Center on Saturday, April 20!  This special day kicks off with “Hike the Highlands” at 9am, followed by the “Earth Day Celebration” from 11am-3pm.  This exciting day has something for people of all ages and interests, and will take place at the Nature Center’s Outdoor Discovery Campus location: 120 Muser Drive in Cornwall, off Angola Road. …

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