Check out our Member and Trustee video testimonials to learn more about what we do!

Members of the New Castle Historical Society are key participants in the life of this great and growing institution. If you love history, you will love being a member of the Society.

Value of Membership

Our members help us to discover, collect, preserve, and share the history of the Town of New Castle, and to maintain the historic preservation of the Horace Greeley House Museum.

Benefits of Basic Membership:

  • Subscription to the NCHS’s digital eNewsletter
  • Discounted member prices on select events
  • Member-only programs and workshops
  • 10 % discount at the museum shop
  • 10 % discount at select local businesses, such as: Aura Salon, Breeze, Chappaqua Paint & Hardware, Doublevision Photographers, The King’s Scribe, and Scattered Books (Some restrictions may apply)
  • Special promotional deals at select local businesses, such as: Le Jardin du Roi (free dessert, with the purchase of dinner).

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Greeley Circle $2,000
All Pacesetter benefits plus
A private wine tasting and guided tour of several New Castle historic sites with the executive director and town historian presented virtually or in person; and two guest passes to the New Castle Historical Society’s Annual Benefit event.

Pacesetter $1,000
All Benefactor benefits
A private wine tasting and guided tour of the museum with the town historian (up to 12 people) or a Victorian Tea party (up to 12 children) presented at the museum or virtually; and four total guest passes to the Annual “Castles of New Castle” House Tour.

Benefactor $500
All Supporter benefits plus
“New Castle History in a Hurry Workshop,” presented virtually, at the Horace Greeley House, or at your home or place of business; and two complimentary guest passes to the Annual “Castles of New Castle” House Tour.

Supporter $250
All basic benefits plus
Advance registration for select special events

Contributor $100
All basic benefits

Family $75
All basic benefits

Individual $50
All basic benefits


Student $25
All basic benefits

Local Businesses or Organizations $50
All basic benefits 

Give what you can
All basic benefits

Other Ways to Give
One of the most tax-effective ways to support the NCHS annually, or with a one-time gift, is through the gift of securities. Matching corporate gifts are also welcome. To make a gift of securities or to learn more, please contact the NCHS at 914-238-4666 or

Help us engage with more local residents!
**Recruit 5 friends**
(must be new members)
and receive all of the benefits
of the Benefactor level.