HVVA Events 2010
Flatbush – take off!
Saturday, February 20, 2010 – 10:00 AM. Explore some new discoveries in Flatbush and Rhinebeck. Gathering at the TenBroeck House, 1019 Flatbush Road, Kingston, NY. For more information call Rob Sweeney (845) 336-0232.
March on Palatines
Saturday, March 20, 2010 – 10:00 AM.
Visit early structures with an actual Palatine descendant! Meeting at the Germantown Parsonage, 52 Maple Avenue, Germantown, NY. For directions call Alvin Sheffer at (518) 828-5482.
Southern Sojourns -- Saturday, April 17, 2010 – 11:00 AM
Join us for our yearly trip to the southern most region of the Hudson Valley. As we explore the vernacular architecture of Northern New Jersey. There will be an official business meeting over lunch, Trustees please try to attend or send committee reports in advance. HVVA Union County English and Dutch house tour, April 17, 2010.
|1. 10:30 to 12:00
Dr. Robinson House circa 1690
593 Madison Hill Road
732-340-1571 Scott McCabe
|2. 12:15 to 1:00
Varleth Sip House (private) 1664 moved from Jersey City in 1929
5 Cherry Lane
Wychwood section of Westfield
Brad and Alexandra Bonner
|3. 1:30 - 2:30
Drovers and Merchants Tavern & little house
Corner of St Georges Avenue (Rt. 27) and Westfield Ave 1795/1820
Alex Shipley director
HABS NJ- 36
We have permission to see attic and basement.
Boudinot Elias House (Boxwood Hall) circa 1750
1073 East Jersey St.
State Historic site
Note: we have permission to see basement, attic restored 1940 when upper floors were removed, now is an apartment.
|5. 3:30- 4:00
Nathanial Bonnell house Before 1682?
1045 East Jersey Avenue
Owned by the Elizabeth Historical society open by appointment only. We have permission to see attic and basement which are original.
HVVA Annual Meeting
Celebration in Stone
Saturday, May 22, 2010 – 10:00 AM
HVVA members will support the Historic Preservation Committee of the Town of Saugerties by combining our monthly study tour with this special stone house tour of Saugerties. See inside story for more details. Please note there is no regular 3rd Saturday event in May scheduled due to the excitement and popularity of this event among our members. See you on tour!
Saturday, June 19, 2010 – 10:00 AM
The June tour is set for the Schoharie County. Meeting at the Blenhein covered bridge at 10:00 am. The bridge is
just north of north Blenhein on Rt. 30. Tour to include the bridge (the longest clear span wooden structure in the
world), Dutch barns, a Swing beam barn and hop barns. The tour will be lead by Bob Hedges.
Stone House Day Hurley
Saturday, July 10, 2010 – 10:00
As tradition now has it the HVVA July meeting will be folded into a showcase for our organization at Hurley’s Annual
Stone House Day. Potluck picnic to follow (about 5:00) at the Elmendorf House on Main Street. Please let us know if you are willing to volunteer at the display table during the day. Email to: Gallusguy@msn.com
Saturday, August 21, 2010 – 10:00 AM
The promised adventure to the northern realm, the Washington County tour will feature the wide breadth of vernacular structures in this area. This tour will be a greatly to broaden our perspective regarding specific cultural influences on buildings in our northern reaches. Join us for a full day!
Tour to meets and begins at, 2838 State Route 29, Greenwich (Battenville) 12834. For more information call W. Wheeler
Saturday, September 25, 2010 – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Schenectady Stockade Historic District tour will be the official HVVA monthly study tour. The tour begins at 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305 Members wishing to tour the houses collectively should meet at the above address at 10:30 AM. Tickets are $15 each, available on the day of the event, free parking available at the community college campus.
September 25, 2010
The NNI announces its 33rd New Netherland Seminar (formerly the Rensselaers- wijck Seminar), which will focus on “The Restoration of New Netherland, 1673–1674.” It is well known that Stuyvesant surrendered the Dutch colony to the English in 1664. What isn’t as well known is nine years later the Dutch regained control of their former possession almost as easily as it had been lost. The following speakers will offer perspective to this mostly neglected period in New Netherland’s history:
Joyce Goodfriend, “Looking Backward, Looking Forward: The Dutch Restoration of 1673/74 and the Narratives of 17th-Century New York History”; Dennis Maika, “‘We shall bloom and grow like the Cedar on Lebanon’: Dutch Merchants in English New York City, 1664–1673”; Donald G. Shomette, “Raid on America, the Dutch Naval Campaign of 1672–1674”; David Voorhees, “A Provisional Government: The Dutch Administration of Governor Anthony Colve”; andDaniel Richter, “New Context of the Stuarts’ Restoration.” Addition information at www.NNP.org
Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 10AM -2PM
HVVA members will gather at the Persen House, on the corner of Crown and John Street, Kingston in lieu of a monthly study tour to showcase our organization’s work to the general public. Please stop in for a visit!
Art with History
Until November 1, 2010. The Schenectady County Historical Society presents, “Faces of Schenectady, 1715–1750: Portraiture from Schenectady’s Past,” featuring the portraits of early limners Nehemiah Partridge, John Heaton, and Pieter Vanderlyn. The SCHS is at 32 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY. For more information go to: www.schist.org; or call 518–374–0263.
Saturday, December 11, 2010 – 10:00 AM
We’ll gather in the parking lot behind the Kingston School District administrative
offices on Green St. (Green St. is the first right off North Front Street if you are coming
via Washington Avenue) This event is by far the most fun tour of the year. We visit
houses, have a great lunch and enjoy a day of fellowship and good cheer. Cost of the
lunch is $20, payable on the day of the tour. RSVP is a MUST to attend this outing! Contact Rob Sweeney at 845-336-0232 or send e-mail to email@example.com
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