History – Photos

Former Trooper’s family shares historic photos and documents of an accomplished career with members of Troop K

  Former Trooper’s family shares historic photos and documents of an accomplished career with members of Troop K NEW YORK STATE POLICE  Major Robert M. Nuzzo Troop K Commander   PRESS RELEASE New Lebanon, NY – On April 3, 2017, the family of former Trooper Herschel Allen Gay traveled to SP New Lebanon in Columbia County from…

SAVE THE 100 YEAR OLD BASH BISH FLAG

  SAVE THE 100 YEAR OLD BASH BISH FLAG Don’t you/didn’t you love Bash Bish? Will you help conserve a .piece of its history? The Bash Bish area has long been a tri-state treasure. The falls, located in Massachusetts, close to the New York state line, have attracted folks from Lakeville, Boston, NY City, Albany etc….

St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant

  THE NEW YORK LANDMARKS CONSERVANCY AWARDS 14 SACRED SITES GRANTS TO HISTORIC RELIGIOUS PROPERTIES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE   St. Thomas’ Church in Amenia Union, New York Receives Sacred Sites Challenge Grant   The New York Landmarks Conservancy has announced 14 Sacred Sites Grants totaling $268,000 awarded to historic religious properties throughout New York…

Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage

  Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage Putnam County Makes History Accessible Online Treasures of Putnam’s past to be published online with Hudson River Valley Heritage April 13, 2016, CARMEL, NY – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and County Historian Sarah Johnson,…

BEAUTY FOUND IN THE SHADOWS OF THE PAST – Photographs Capture the Beauty of Destruction and Neglect of Former Psychiatric Hospital

  BEAUTY FOUND IN THE SHADOWS OF THE PAST Photographs Capture the Beauty of Destruction and Neglect of Former Psychiatric Hospital Lakeville, CT, May 18, 2015 – Award-winning photographer, artist and filmmaker, Avery Danziger, opens “Seeking Permanence” for a limited-engagement exhibition on June 4 at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY.   An openings artists’ reception…

Author Todd Brewster autographing at The Book Cove Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:am

  Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:am autographing at The Book Cove Lincoln’s Gamble Author Todd Brewster Todd Brewster is a contributing writer forVanity Fair, Time, Life, The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The New York Times . It closely examines six months of Lincoln’s presidency, specifically the period between July 12, 1862 and January…

County Clerk Kendall Announces Clerk’s Office 300th Anniversary Tercentennial marks historical milestone in Dutchess County

  County Clerk Kendall Announces Clerk’s Office 300th Anniversary Tercentennial marks historical milestone in Dutchess County   POUGHKEEPSIE, NY- Today, Dutchess County Clerk Bradford H. Kendall commemorated the 300th anniversary of theDutchess County Clerk’s Office. The tercentennial anniversary serves to celebrate, reflect and showcase the varied aspects of how the office has evolved over the…

New Park Exhibit Commemorates History of Nelson House in City of Poughkeepsie

  New Park Exhibit Commemorates History of Nelson House in City of Poughkeepsie Nelson House Park dedicated to former NYS Senator Jay P. Rolison, Jr. Poughkeepsie, NY…Dutchess County unveiled its latest permanent history panel exhibit during a special ceremony held earlier today at the Nelson House Park. The new exhibit is located at 28 Market Street in the City…

Sherman Historical Society’s ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY Saturday, August 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm

  Sherman Historical Society’s ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY Saturday, August 22nd, 10 am – 2 pm Mark your Calendars! It’s back by popular demand: ANTIQUES APPRAISAL DAY at the Sherman Historical Society Barn. The Society has once again gathered a topnotch team of qualified appraisers for this event. They include: John M. Jenner and Edward J….

County Clerk Kendall Accepts Historic Kansas Flag Banner Joins Clerk’s Office Historic Documents Collection

    County Clerk Kendall Accepts Historic Kansas Flag Banner Joins Clerk’s Office Historic Documents Collection Poughkeepsie… In a ceremonial transfer, County Clerk Bradford H. Kendall accepted the loan of an original Civil War-period Kansas flag from the Dutchess County Historical Society at the August Board Meeting of the Dutchess County Legislature.  The flag, an…

Sheriff’s Patrol Boats Named in Honor of Putnam War Heroes

Sheriff’s Patrol Boats Named in Honor of Putnam War Heroes Fri, 05/15/2015 – 16:11 Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith, Chairman Art Hanley of the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council, and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell jointly announce that four Sheriff’s Office patrol boats have been named in commemoration of four Putnam County war heroes. The…

Dutchess County War Memorial Funds Transferred to County

Dutchess County War Memorial Funds Transferred to County This afternoon at the Dutchess County Division of Veterans’ Service office in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Legislature Chairman Rob Rolison, and Director of Veterans’ Services Nelson Eddy Rivera joined with members of the former Dutchess County War Memorial to officially transfer funds to Dutchess County…

Christening of Sheriff’s Patrol Boats to Honor Four Local War Heroes

Christening of Sheriff’s Patrol Boats to Honor Four Local War Heroes –THIS RELEASE ISSUED COLLABORATIVELY BY THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE, THE PUTNAM COUNTY JOINT VETERANS COUNCIL, AND THE PUTNAM COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S OFFICE– Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith, Chairman Art Hanley of the Putnam County Joint Veterans Council, and Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell jointly announce…

Dutchess County receives POW/MIA Chair of Honor in remembrance of County veterans

Dutchess County receives POW/MIA Chair of Honor in remembrance of County veterans Rolling Thunder veterans present chair to County Division of Veterans Services Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Nelson Eddy Rivera, USN (Ret), Director of the Dutchess County’s Division of Veterans Services, today accepted a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Chair of…

Murphy Grist Mill in Beekman on list of 22 properties nominated to State and National Registers of Historic Places

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Board for Historic Preservation has recommended the addition of 22 properties, resources and districts to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The nominations reflect the remarkable breadth of New York’s history, ranging from the home of an Albany County man who was…