Historical Society of Shawangunk & Gardiner

2014 Fall Programs and Society Information

All meetings will be held in the Town Hall Community Room at 14 Central Ave, Wallkill, NY

Free to all - Light Refreshments Served

2014 Fall Programs

Wednesday September 3, 2014 at 7 PM

* Commemorating The Centennial of WWI

* Francesco Cordaro will present a DVD of WWI planes filmed at Rhinebeck Aerodrome

* In Memoriam - "A tribute to William “Pappy” Kobelt who was inducted into the International Air Show Hall of Fame in Los Vegas on December 5, 2013

* Many Pictures and memorabilia will be displayed

Saturday September 13, 2014 at 9 AM - 1 PM

* Basket Weaving Workshop at the Shawangunk Town Hall

* Instruction and making of your own basket to take home
* For information and registration call Freda Fenn 845-895-3986845-895-3986

Hurry to register: Only 5 participants left

Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 7 PM

   Bannerman Island Castle

*The history of Bannerman Island will be presented by the Bannerman Castle Trust
* History reveals a connection of Bannerman Island to the American Revolution in attempted defense of the Highlands against the British fleet in 1777

* By chance while canoeing on the Hudson, David Bannerman noted the island. The Bannermans purchased it from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site. Mr. Bannerman began construction on a simulated Scottish castle and simple residence in 1901.
* Preservation of the Bannerman Castle
Wednesday November 5, 2014 at 7 PM

* Remembering the First Moon Landing by Apollo on July 20,1969
* Presentation by Lou Cariola of NewPaltz
 and his critical part in putting the first man on the moon

Saturday November 29, 2014 at 2-4 PM

Holiday Tea - Historical Society of Shawangunk & Gardiner

bullet Location: Shawangunk Town Hall Community Room at 14 Central Ave in the Hamlet of Wallkill
bulletFee: $15
bulletSpecialty Teas, Refreshments
bulletMusical Entertainment
bulletDoor Prizes, Raffle & 50-50
bulletFor Reservations and Information Contact:
Carolyn Crowell 845-895-3933
Freda Fenn 845-895-3986
Wednesday December 3, 2014 at 6 PM  At the Andries DuBois House

Pot Luck Meeting at The Historic DuBois House at 75 Wallkill Avenue

Bring a dish to share. Snacks, Desserts, Finger-food, Wine etc.
Wine & Cheese and refreshments 
Dedication of School House Room
Tours of the 1769 House built by Andries DuBois
Display of Selected collections of historic items
Membership drive—bring a friend that might be interested in joining

50—50 Drawing

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