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July 27, 2021

Calendar of events


Saturday, August 7

Gysbert’s Inventory: A Reflection of 1665 Dutch Life Exhibit

10:00 AM
The legacy of the Dutch settlers of Wiltwyck lives on at the Matthewis Persen House. The house was originally owned by Gysbert Van Imbroch, a barber-surgeon. An inventory listing Gysbert’s possessions at the time of his death in 1665 is brought to …

Historic Huguenot Street presents “Pathway to the Ballot Box” at Persen House

10:00 AM
Join Historic Huguenot Street as they bring a preview of their new “Pathway to the Ballot Box” immersive theatre program to the Persen House! Throughout the experience visitors will come face-to-face with a local female historical figure, who …

Shelter Animal Story Time

11:00 AM
Join the Ulster County SPCA and Elting Memorial Library for story time with kittens on August 7th! Listen to stories for kids about kittens and other animals, and then meet some of the kittens currently for adoption at the Ulster County SPCA! To …

Sunday, August 8

Yappy Hour!

4:00 PM
It's the Ulster County SPCA's annual Yappy Hour, back again in 2021 and this time - with hard cider! Join us at Twin Star Orchards in New Paltz - famous for their "Ugly Apples Taste Better" advertising - for an afternoon of hard cider, wood-fired …

Thursday, August 12

Artifacts Uncovered: A Closer Look Exhibit

10:00 AM
An exhibit featuring an up close and detailed explanation of some of the artifacts found in the archaeological dig done at the Persen House. Learn about a 1200 BC projectile point and the second only known Bodkin in New York State. You like …

Daily Dutch: Exploring Aspects of Dutch Life through the Records Exhibit

10:00 AM
Daily Dutch examines aspects of Dutch life in Wiltwyck in the 1660s. Learn about local farming as well as currency and trading. The exhibit features records from the Dutch Colonial Records Collection and images of artifacts found during an …

Earthday Everyday Exhibit

10:00 AM
Local photographer and eco workshop facilitator Star Nigro has developed a traveling, mural project with help from the talented youth of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County's Relatives As Parents Program and the local 4-H Youth Program. …

Gysbert’s Inventory: A Reflection of 1665 Dutch Life Exhibit

10:00 AM
The legacy of the Dutch settlers of Wiltwyck lives on at the Matthewis Persen House. The house was originally owned by Gysbert Van Imbroch, a barber-surgeon. An inventory listing Gysbert’s possessions at the time of his death in 1665 is brought to …

Friday, August 13

Artifacts Uncovered: A Closer Look Exhibit

10:00 AM
An exhibit featuring an up close and detailed explanation of some of the artifacts found in the archaeological dig done at the Persen House. Learn about a 1200 BC projectile point and the second only known Bodkin in New York State. You like …

Daily Dutch: Exploring Aspects of Dutch Life through the Records Exhibit

10:00 AM
Daily Dutch examines aspects of Dutch life in Wiltwyck in the 1660s. Learn about local farming as well as currency and trading. The exhibit features records from the Dutch Colonial Records Collection and images of artifacts found during an …
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