Once again we have brought the exhibitions from the New York Historical Society to Dobbs Ferry. This lecture will be a ZOOM presentation on June 14th, 2020 at 4pm :
Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. The New-York Historical Society presents the rock & roll world of Bill Graham (1931–1991), one of the most influential concert promoters of all time. Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution explores the life and work of the legendary music impresario who worked with the biggest names in rock music—including the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Led Zeppelin, and the Rolling Stones—and launched the careers of countless music luminaries at his famed Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco and the Fillmore East in New York City.
The event is free but you must register to attend. Please RSVP with your name and email address to me at email@example.com. I will send you login informaton with the ZOOM meeting ID and password.
Please join us for the program, Hudson Rising, An Environmental Odyssey. Staff from the New York Historical Society will present a lecture adapted from their summer exhibition. Sunday, November 17 at 1pm. Dobbs Ferry Library. Admission is free and open to all.
Sunday, November 3, 2019 – Muriel Fox, co-founder of N.O.W., will present a short program on the history of the modern women’s movement. Refreshments will be sponsored by the DAR. Lecture followed by Q&A. Dobbs Ferry Library, 2pm.
Join us on Sunday, August 18th 1 pm at Gould Park to walk the 1781 route of the Continental Army.
Following the march meet at 2pm at the Mead House for the fun activities of the afternoon including colonial games, tasting 18th century recipes, displays of early money and demos fo 18th century makeup and hairstyling.
Also attending will be General Anthony Wayne and the American Corps of Light Infantry.
History exists because of both the human and the culture in which they were born. So what makes them relevant to you now? How is this history being given new life within you? Again, it might be something you’re rebelling against, inspired to emulate or hoping to correct. Detail the part of history that inspires you today, how it came into existence originally (the originator and their environment) and how it is now a part of the “2019 you”.
Mail or hand-deliver your submission to the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by May 12, 2019
ALL STUDENTS who participate in the contest shall be recognized at a reception to be hosted by the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society on SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at The Mead House. The winning submission will receive a $100 cash award. Two runners up will each receive $50 cash awards.
Please join us for our Spring Lecture presented by the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society on the history of railroads and streetcars in Westchester County. Our speaker will be Dobbs Ferry native, Kent Patterson.
This event will be held at the Dobbs Ferry Public Library at 55 Main Street on Sunday May 19 at 2pm.
The day is Sunday, August 19, 1781. Despite the rain, General George Washington orders his troops encamped in and near Dobbs’s Ferry to assemble along the ferry road (today’s Ashford Avenue) close to the junction of the Albany Post Road (today’s Broadway). With this “parade for the march,” the soldiers assume that, at long last, ...
Join us for our next ZOOM program, Fire Stations of Westchester County. Our speaker will be Mark G. Young. He is a ﬁre police sergeant, trustee and volunteer with the Buchanan Engine Company No. 1, Inc. He will show us photos of firehouses around Westchester (including the two in Dobbs Ferry), equipment currently being used ...
Join the Historical Society via ZOOM for the President’s Day lecture by Dr. Richard Borkow, author and former village historian. This lecture will describe Henry Villard’s many encounters with, and evolving impressions of President-elect Lincoln. Sunday, February 20 at 4pm via ZOOM. RSVP for link to email@example.com
Please join us for our first program of the new year! Author and lecturer Stephen De Villo will present the story of Abagail Smith Purdy, Ann Fisher Miller and the Revolution in Westchester. This lecture will be presented via ZOOM on January 23, 2022 at 4pm. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the link prior ...
Pull up a chair and join the conversation! Discover the remarkable Ernest M. Howell from Davenport, Iowa. Now 90+ years young, Ernie discusses his professional and personal life as told in his book, Meditations, Finding ErnieJean Howell : Our Way. Ernie’s path from Iowa wound through Harvard, NYC, Asia and California. Join us on October ...
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