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Town of Hyde Park

Historical Society

The Hyde Park Historical Society Sign

Program Information  
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The Town of Hyde Park Historical Society invites those interested in local history to join our Society.
We usually meet the last Tuesday of the month at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church, Route 9
at Church Street, 7:00 p.m.

Individual membership is $15, and $25 for a family.

Checks should be sent to:

The Town of Hyde Park Historical Society
P. O. Box 182
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Please send your name, address, phone number, and email address.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT 2020 MEMBERSHIP FORM

Membership dues for 2020 run from January through December.
Checks for dues for 2020 may be mailed.
Individuals are $15/year, and Family (two adults at the same address) is $25/year.
Questions may be referred to Julia Ahlquist at 845-889-4521.

 

 

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UPCOMING MEETINGS & EVENTS
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Upcoming General Meetings:

Please mark your calendar for the following Spring 2020 scheduled dates.

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2020 EVENTS

Meetings are held usually the last Tuesday of the month in February, March, April, May, September, October, and November. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and are held at the Hyde Park United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Route 9 at Church Street. Please mark your calendar for the following Spring scheduled dates.

The February meeting is NOT the last Tuesday of the month as the Church needs the hall and
our meeting will be the third Tuesday in February on the 18th.

February 18, 2020
- Tony Musso will be our featured speaker, who will tell about his new book, "Hidden Treasurers of the Hudson Valley, Volume III." Included will be 55 lesser known, but historically rich sites which played an important role in their significance in the Hudson Valley. The Stoutenburgh Cemetery here in Hyde Park is one of the many sites he will cover. Books will be available to purchase.

March 31, 2020 - Presentation by Bill Jeffreys, Dutchess County Historical Society's Executive Director, will speak on"Women's Voices & Talents in Dutchess Co. & the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment Giving Women the Right to Vote."

April 28, 2020 - David Miller, President of the Rhinebeck Historical Society, will give a Powerpoint presentation and speak on “Ice Harvesting in the Hudson Valley.” Some of you may remember the old ice boxes in your grandparent’s houses
Following the presentations, there will be a business meeting.

May 26, 2020 - Potluck Supper starting at 6:00 p.m. Open to members and their immediate family only. Please bring a covered dish to share. There will be a signup sheet to indicate what you plan to bring so we have a variety of food.

Speaker to be Announced.

Open House Events at the Little Red Schoolhouse:

Work continues at the Little Red Schoolhouse to preserve it for the future generations to enjoy.
There will be Open House events on the grounds of North Park Elementary School,
1593 Route 9G, Hyde Park, NY on Sunday afternoons and will be included on our website when they are selected. This is the only one-room schoolhouse that still exists in our area and open to visitors at Open House events, or special tours by calling Jeff Fishwick, 2nd VP & Little Red Schoolhouse Director, at 845-546-1194. There is no fee, however, donations for the upkeep of the building are always appreciated.

"Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In - May 3, 2020
Our next upcoming event will be our "13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In" scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2020, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Henry A. Wallace Visitor's Center on the grounds of the F. D. Roosevelt Home and Presidential Library, Route 9, Hyde Park, NY 12538.

INVITATION LETTER (13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In)


PROGRAM INFORMATION FLYER (13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In)


REGISTRATION SIGN-UP FORM (13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In)


CLICK HERE TO PRINT SIGN-UP REGISTRATION FORM

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SPONSOR DONATION FORM FORM (13th Annual Eleanor Roosevelt Knit-In)

CLICK HERE TO PRINT SPONSOR DONATION FORM

For additional information call: 845-229-2559

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HPHS Museum - at 4389 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, Open June through the end of October

Saturdays from 10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Please call Gert Trani at (845) 229-5561 or Jim Goring at (845) 485-3008 for members who would like to volunteer to host at our Museum. We would like to have two volunteers each day we are open. Invite your family and friends to see what has been donated by the townspeople and see our collection of Hyde Park memorabilia. There is no fee, however, donations are appreciated.

We also have some local historical books for sale.

Membership dues run from January 1 through December 31 each year.

The dues are still $15.00/Individual and $25/Family (two adults at the same address). If you haven't paid them for 2019 and 2020, they are overdue; please send your check to the Town of Hyde Park Historical Society, Attn: Membership Chairman, P.O. Box 182, Hyde Park, NY 12538-0182.

We hope you have had an enjoyable Winter and look forward to seeing you at our upcoming meetings and events this Spring.

Should you have any questions, please call Julia Ahlquist for Membership at 845-889-4521, or Patsy N. Costello, President, at 845-229-2559 or 845-242-4304. NOTE:

There is no hardcopy of this notice being mailed to those who have email. So please print this notice for your records and mark your calendar.

CLICK HERE TO PRINT 2020 EMAIL NOTICE
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HYDE PARK IN THE GILDED AGE
with Carney Rhinevault and Shannon Butler
LINK TO VIDEO PROGRAM

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                                         PLEASE DONATE


CLICK HERE TO PRINT 2019 DONATION FORM

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"Open House" events at the Little Red Schoolhouse: Work continues at the Little Red Schoolhouse to preserve it for future generations to enjoy. The location is on the grounds of North Park Elementary School at 1593 Route 9G, Hyde Park, NY. This is the only one-room schoolhouse that still exists in our area and open to visitors at our "Open House" events, or by special tours by calling Jeff Fishwick, 2nd VP & Little Red Schoolhouse Director, at 845-546-1194. When there are future dates selected, they will be announced here. There is no fee, however, donations of any amount for the upkeep of the building are always appreciated. Names of Donors of $50 or more will be posted on a framed list on the inside wall.


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Please call Gert Trani at (845) 229-5561 or Jim Goring at (845) 416-5122 for members who would like to volunteer to host at our Museum. We would like to have two volunteers each day we are open. Invite your family and friends to see what has been donated by the townspeople and see our collection of Hyde Park memorabilia. There is no fee, however, donations are appreciated. We also have some local historical books for sale.

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Membership dues run from January 1 through December 31. The dues are still $15.00/Individual and $25/Family (two adults at the same address). If you haven't paid them for 2019, they are overdue; please send your check for 2020 to the Town of Hyde Park Historical Society, Attn: Membership Chairman, P.O. Box 182, Hyde Park, NY 12538-0182.
Should you have any questions, please call Julia Ahlquist for Membership at 845-889-4521, or Patsy N. Costello, the President, at 845-229-2559 or 845-242-4304. See our website for additional information and how to order two new local publications available to purchase. www.townofhydeparkny-historicalsociety.org

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Open House Events at the Little Red Schoolhouse:

Work continues at the Little Red Schoolhouse to preserve it for the future generations to enjoy.
There are usually two Open House events on the grounds of North Park Elementary School,
1593 Route 9G, Hyde Park, NY on Sunday afternoons in the Fall. This is the only one-room schoolhouse
that still exists in our area and open to visitors at Open House events, or special tours by calling
Jeff Fishwick, 2nd VP & Little Red Schoolhouse Director, at 845-546-1194.
There is no fee, however, donations for the upkeep of the building are always appreciated.

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We also have some local historical books for sale. See: http://www.townofhydeparkny-historicalsociety.org/h_s_publications.html

See our website for additional information and how to order two new local publications available to purchase. www.townofhydeparkny-historicalsociety.org

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NOTE: There is no hardcopy being mailed to those who have email.
So please mark your calendar for your records.

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SEE NEW PUBLICATIONS

CLICK HERE TO PRINT PUBLICATION FORM

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