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September 2016

Exhibit Opening – Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley: Uncertain Allies

September 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Illustrated with contemporary prints, photographs, and newspaper excerpts, the Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley: Uncertain Allies exhibition traces the complicated relationship between Lincoln and Greeley, whose aims and ideals were very similar, but whose contrasting temperaments and points of view often placed them at odds. Visit the New Castle Historical Society  for the opening of this special exhibition on Friday, September 23, from 6 pm - 9 pm, at the Horace Greeley House in Chappaqua. Following the opening of the…

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Lecture by Harold Holzer, Old Abe and the Old Philosopher: The Long, Unhappy Alliance Between Horace Greeley and Abraham Lincoln

September 25, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chappaqua Library, 195 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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On Sunday, September 25th, please join us at the Chappaqua Library for a special lecture, "Old Abe and the Old Philosopher: The Long, Unhappy Alliance Between Horace Greeley and Abraham Lincoln," presented by distinguished scholar Harold Holzer.  Description: From the time they first met—and failed to click—at a big 1848 River & Harbor Convention in Chicago, and as fellow Whig Congressman in Washington shortly thereafter, rising editor Horace Greeley and rising politician Abraham Lincoln “enjoyed” a rocky professional relationship that failed repeatedly to unite…

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October 2016

Party Like It’s 1966 | NCHS 50th Anniversary Gala

October 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Honorees Toni and Albert Hutin Please join us in celebrating our 50th Anniversary and in honoring Toni and Albert Hutin for their many contributions to the historical society. Be sure to bring your dancing shoes– because we’re going to Party Like It’s 1966! Saturday, October 15, 2016, 6 pm - 9 pm Apple Hill Farm Historic Mansion Ticket information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-nchs-50th-anniversary-gala-party-like-its-1966-tickets-27555475168 Silent and Live Auction Here are some of the auction items you will see at the Gala!  Tickets to Broadway’s…

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November 2016

Purse & Accessories Party – an NCHS Fundraiser

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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All of the proceeds from this special sale and party will benefit the New Castle Historical Society. Visitors & shoppers are invited to stop by the Horace Greeley House to enjoy light refreshments while shopping for an array of stylish purses and accessories! This fundraiser is open to the public: no reservations needed. Please consider donating your slightly used purse(s) and/or accessories to the Historical Society beginning 10-17-16 (Monday – Friday) until the day of the sale. Accessories may include,…

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December 2016

Wine Around Town

December 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Spend an evening with the Chappaqua - Millwood Chamber of Commerce and friends Wine Tasting courtesy of local merchants. Swirl, Sniff, Sip & Enjoy! Several merchants in Chappaqua will host wine tastings from different regions in their shops. Take a look around the store and get some holiday shopping done while you taste! Confirmed Merchants include: Casa Tile & Design Breeze The Kings Scribe Scattered Books Desires by Mikolay Chappaqua Wine & Spirit Co. Douglas Elliman Real Estate Center for…

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Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, & Tree Lighting

December 3, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Artwork by Marjorie Perlin Each year the New Castle Historical Society decorates for the season using items that the Greeley family would have used when it was their country home from 1864-1873.  All events are free and open to the public! New Castle Community Sing presented by the Chappaqua Orchestra at Robert E. Bell Middle School (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm) Old Fashioned Crafts Workshop, Greeley House (4 pm – 6:30 pm) Children of all ages…

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Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, & Tree Lighting

December 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Artwork by Marjorie Perlin Each year the New Castle Historical Society decorates for the season using items that the Greeley family would have used when it was their country home from 1864-1873.  All events are free and open to the public! New Castle Community Sing presented by the Chappaqua Orchestra at Robert E. Bell Middle School (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm) Old Fashioned Crafts Workshop, Greeley House, (4 pm – 6:30 pm) Children of all ages…

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February 2017

Victorian Valentine’s Day Tea & Crafts Party

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Please join us for a special Victorian Tea at the Horace Greeley House on Saturday, February 11th, with seating availability at 11 am and 2 pm.  The afternoon will include Victorian tea, snacks, crafts, and a tour! Recommended for ages 4 - 12. Parents may register their children by calling the New Castle Historical Society at 914-238-4666 (email: director@newcastlehs.org) or visiting the online registration page here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/victorian-valentine-tea-february-11-2017-horace-greeley-house-11-am-2-pm-tickets-30225449132  

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March 2017

Museums at the Chappaqua Library

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chappaqua Library, 195 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Come make old-fashioned crafts at our booth at Museum Day at the Chappaqua Library.  The event features many local museums each with plenty of creative and fun hands-on activities!

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Evening Talk: Women in Hudson Valley History

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  Celebrate and honor National Women's History Month by joining us for this local history presentation! Please join the NCHS for an evening of Hudson River Valley history as presented by Vernon Benjamin, author of "The History of the Hudson River Valley: From Wilderness to the Civil War" and "The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil War to Modern Times." Mr. Benjamin will focus his talk on women in Hudson Valley History. Vernon Benjamin is an adjunct…

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