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Fri, May. 17, 2019
  Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley III 
7:00pm;  at the Starr Library
This is Tony Musso's third book of the Hidden Treasures of the Hudson Valley series. The author identifies another 55 lesser know but historically rich sites, which played an important role in the establishment of the region.
Tony's talk will highlight many of tese sites.

Rhinebeck Historical Society

Fri, May. 24, 2019

  Exhibit Opening at new Historic Red Hook's StoryStudio:
Alexander Gilson: From Property to Property Owner
11:30am - 12:30pm;  at 5 Cherry St. (adjacent to the Elmendorph Inn)
The story of Montgomery Place gardener, Alexander Gilson, an African-American
slave, who after being freed, stayed on as head gardener, eventually opened
his own business and is buried in the Methodist Burial Ground on Cherry St.
It includes an exhibition by students in a Bard College class about Gilson.

Historic Red Hook

Mon, May. 27, 2019
  Memorial Day Exhibition and Open House
11:00am - 3:00pm;  at the Elmendorph (7562 North Broadway, Red Hook)
After Red Hook’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony, Historic Red Hook welcomes visitors to view the traveling exhibition Over Here: the Yet-to-be-Told
Stories of Dutchess County’s Men, Women & Children in the World War 1917-1919
. Created by the Dutchess County Historical Society, it is being shown in
Red Hook for the first time.

Historic Red Hook

Sat, Jun.  1, 2019
*** Rain Date ***
Sat, Jun.  8, 2019
  Community Preservation Day 
All day;   at the Rhinebeck Cemetery
​All ages are welcome for a full day outdoors to help restore grave markers
in Rhinebeck Cemetery.  With the first burials dating to 1832, this historic
site contains headstones, footstones and monuments that chronicle over a
165 year history of the Town of Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, the State of New
York and the nation.  Be prepared to get dirty:  work pants, work boots and
work gloves are recommended!  All tools and materials will be provided.
Please let us know if you are interested in participating by emailing us at
friends@friendsofrhinebeckcemetey.org. Participation will be limited.

Friends of Rhinebeck Cemetery

Sat, Jun.  1, 2019
  Museum of Rhinebeck History - Opening & Tag Sale 
9:00am - 4:00pm;  at the Quitman House, 7015 US 9;

Museum of Rhinebeck History

Sat, Jun.  8, 2019
  History Happening
11:00am - 3:00pm;  at the Elmendorph (7562 North Broadway, Red Hook)
Historic Red Hook hosts a community festival on its new Elmendorph Green
with great food, live music and plenty of activities for families and
history-minded folks. Scavenger hunts, vintage fire trucks, preservation
‘hands on’ demonstrations, info booths and much more!

Historic Red Hook

Mon, Jun. 24, 2019
  Museum of Rhinebeck History:
2nd Annual Golf Tournament
9:00am - 4:00pm;  at the Red Hook Golf Club, 650 NY 199, Red Hook
Scramble format;  Check In - 7:30am;  Shotgun Start - 9:00am
Entry fee is $125 per player  (benefiting the Museum of Rhinebeck History)
Includes: 18 holes of golf, cart, games & prizes
          continental breakfast, lunch on the turn, buffet dinner

Museum of Rhinebeck History