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April 2017

NCHS 51st Annual Meeting, at the Croton Valley Meetinghouse, a New Castle Historic Landmark

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Croton Valley Meetinghouse, 210 Meetinghouse Rd.
Mt. Kisco, NY 10549 United States
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The New Castle Historical Society cordially invites you to its 51st Annual Meeting  Sunday, April 2, 2017  3 pm - 5 pm  at the Croton Valley Friends Meetinghouse, a Town of New Castle Historic Landmark Presentation: Croton Water The story of how a mighty river was dammed, diverted and sacrificed to save New York City from fire and pestilence and create the great metropolis it is today. Our speaker, Marc Cheshire, has a passion for the history of the Croton Aqueduct…

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Antiques Appraisal Day, with expert appraisers from the Rago Arts and Auction Center

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  It’s time to dust off your treasures! Do you have a family heirloom or garage sale treasure that you'd like to have appraised? Here's your chance!   The appraisals will be conducted at the Greeley House by special guest experts Sebastian Clarke (generalist), Katherine Van Dell (jewelry), Mick Byers (fine art), and Jennifer Pitman (silver), of the Rago Arts and Auction Center.   10 am – 11 am: Lecture by Sebastian Clarke, “Tales from the Antiques Roadshow.” $10 suggested…

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NCHS’s “Gold in Your Attic” Antiques Booth at the Bedford Antiques Show

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bedford Historic Hall, 608 Old Post Rd
Bedford , NY 10506 United States
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  Stop by the New Castle Historical Society's "Gold in Your Attic" Antiques Show booth at the Bedford Antiques Show this April! The event will be held at Bedford Historical Hall. (608 Old Post Rd. Bedford, NY 10506) 4/29/2017: 10 am - 5 pm 4/30/2017: 11 am - 5 pm

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NCHS’s “Gold in Your Attic” Antiques Booth at the Bedford Antiques Show

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Bedford Historic Hall, 608 Old Post Rd
Bedford , NY 10506 United States
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  Stop by the New Castle Historical Society's "Gold in Your Attic" Antiques Show booth at the Bedford Antiques Show this April! The event will be held at Bedford Historical Hall. (608 Old Post Rd. Bedford, NY 10506) 4/29/2017: 10 am - 5 pm 4/30/2017: 11 am - 5 pm

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May 2017

DAR Genealogy Workshop at the Greeley House

May 13 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Organizers of a proposed new Chappaqua chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host a genealogy workshop with the New Castle Historical Society next month to help locals trace their ancestry back to the American Revolution. The May 13th genealogy workshop will run from 1:30 to 3:30 at the Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street in Chappaqua and it is open to the public free of charge. The guest lecturer, Kari Weis, is the organizing regent of the new chapter and NY State…

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“Castles of New Castle” House Tour – 2017

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Thursday, May 18, 2017— 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Featuring Five Exquisite Homes in the Town of New Castle Purchase House Tour and raffle tickets online: www.eventbrite.com or By mail, download the House Tour Response Form here: 2017 HT Response Form Each year, several Town of New Castle homeowners graciously open their homes to the New Castle Historical Society for the “Castles of New Castle” House Tour. The House Tour serves as one of the historical society’s main fundraisers for…

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June 2017

Art Around Town: Featuring June Farnham at the Horace Greeley House

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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June 1st (5 pm - 8:30 pm) Art Around Town: Featuring June Farnham at the Horace Greeley House. Be sure to stop by the Horace Greeley House Thursday, June 1st, from 5-8:30 pm, as we participate in the third annual Northern Westchester Artist Guild's "Art Around Town." The Horace Greeley House is featuring artwork by June Farnham. June Farnham's contemporary landscape paintings reflect the moods, colors and forms of nature at locations such as Teatown Lake Reservation, Rockefeller State Park,…

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Ice Cream Social & Summer Games

June 21 @ 12:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  Kickoff summer and the end of school year with historic games and ice cream at the Greeley House!   Make your own Victorian ice cream! Play Colonial and Victorian games!   Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ice-cream-social-summer-games-tickets-34073394440  Walk-ins are also welcome. All ages are encouraged to attend. Children are free. Parents: suggested $5 donation.   12 pm - 1 pm: Make your own vintage ice cream and bring your own lunch. 1 pm - 2:30 pm: Games

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September 2017

A Party in Greeley’s Garden: Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage in New York State

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  The New Castle Historical Society invites you to  A Party in Greeley's Garden: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York State  The evening will include suffrage-related music from the early 20th century, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction. Guests are encouraged to dress like their favorite suffragist, or to dress as the suffragists did, entirely in white. **Please click here to reserve your ticket online.** (Or, you may wish to print out a response form here.) Tickets Individual $65 Student $25…

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October 2017

Exhibition Opening at the Greeley House

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  New Castle's Carrie Chapman Catt & The Women's Suffrage Movement: Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in New York State 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State. New York State awarded this right to women three years before the 19th Amendment expanded it nationwide. In honor of this significant anniversary, the New Castle Historical Society is creating a special exhibition exploring the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the life of Carrie Chapman Catt, a leading…

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