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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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Book Talk – In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in the Mid-Hudson Valley

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In Defiance: Runaways from Slavery in New York’s Hudson River Valley 1735–1831 by Susan Stessin-Cohn and Ashley Hurlburt-Biagini foreword by A.J. Williams-Myers, Black Studies Department, SUNY at New Paltz I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.  ---- Frederick Douglass    Featuring 523 archival newspaper notices for runaway slaves, plus notices for slaves captured, slaves for sale, and notices offering to purchase slaves, all with full transcriptions. Includes 9 tables analyzing the data in…

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November 2017

Come and Meet Your (Former) Neighbors: Now Permanently Residing at Fair Ridge Cemetery

November 5 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fair Ridge Cemetery, 435 Quaker Rd.
Chappaqua, New York 10514
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    Come and Meet Your (Former) Neighbors: Now Permanently Residing at Fair Ridge Cemetery Public Reception and Walking Tours UPDATED: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5th, 12:30 – 4:30 pm Walking tours of the monuments of historic New Castle families at 1:00, 2:15, and 3:30. Attendance limited. Please register by contacting Cassie Ward, NCHS Executive Director, at 914-238-4666 or director@newcastlehs.org.  Registration Recommended | Walk-ins Welcome Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Cemetery’s Founding! Sponsored by Fair Ridge Cemetery and New Castle Historical Society Free Admission…

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Purse and Accessories Party

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Please stop by the New Castle Historical Society for a PURSE AND ACCESSORIES PARTY on Saturday, November 11, 2017, from 10 am – 4pm, at the Horace Greeley House in downtown Chappaqua, NY. 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…

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December 2017

NWAG Annual Art Show and Boutique at the Greeley House

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In addition to the New Castle Historical Society's annual holiday activities, this year, we are excited to be the location of the Northern Westchester Artist Guild’s Annual Art Show and Boutique (Friday, December 1st through Sunday, December 3rd). Stop by the Greeley House to shop for unique holiday presents and works of art - created by local artists!  

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Holiday Wine Around Town & NWAG Holiday Art Show at the Greeley House

December 1 @ 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! In addition to all of our annual holiday activities, this year, we are excited to be the location of the Northern Westchester Artist Guild’s Holiday Art Show from…

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NWAG Annual Art Show and Boutique

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In addition to the New Castle Historical Society's annual holiday activities, this year, we are excited to be the location of the Northern Westchester Artist Guild’s Annual Art Show and Boutique (Friday, December 1st through Sunday, December 3rd). Stop by the Greeley House to shop for unique holiday presents and works of art - created by local artists!

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Community Sing, Holiday Crafts, Tree Lighting, & Holiday Art Show

December 2 @ 3:30 pm - 8:00 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! Schedule of Activities for Saturday, December 2: New Castle Community Sing presented by the Chappaqua Orchestra at Robert E. Bell Middle School (3:30 pm - 4:30 pm) TCO’s assistant conductor Davis Knobloch leads the orchestra’s annual…

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NWAG Annual Art Show and Boutique

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In addition to the New Castle Historical Society's annual holiday activities, this year, we are excited to be the location of the Northern Westchester Artist Guild’s Annual Art Show and Boutique (Friday, December 1st through Sunday, December 3rd). Stop by the Greeley House to shop for unique holiday presents and works of art - created by local artists!

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