Upcoming Programs at the Rhinebeck Historical Society

 

Friday January 30, 7:30 PM in the Local History Room of the Starr Library

Did you ever wonder what life was like in Rhinebeck during World War II and Korea? Former Mayor Peter Sipperley will tell us what it was like on the home front during the wars.

Refreshments will be served.

Friday, February 27th, at 7:30 PM, in the Local History Room of the Starr Library

Tony Musso will discuss his new book ‘Staatsburg: A Village Lost in Time’. Tony,  a weekly columnist with the Gannett newspapers, has been a guest lecturer at the RHS many times in the past. We look forward to another great evening with Tony.

Refreshments will be served.

 

Friday, March 20, at 7:30 PM, in the Local History Room of the Starr Library  

Neil Murray an e ducator, re-enactor, and military historian, will show us how “A Revolutionary War Soldier Comes to Life.” This lecture will be a “show and tell” of the material, culture and daily life of common soldiers of the American Revolution, including some from Rhinebeck.

Refreshments will be served.

 

Friday April 24, 7:30 PM in the Local History Room of the Starr Library

Don McTernan and David Miller, both board members of the Rhinebeck Historical Society, will showcase some of the photographs, documents and prints from the collection recently acquired from the Chancellor Livingston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The main focus of the talk will be the 100-year-old photos of buildings in Rhinebeck. Don and David recently re-photographed the properties for a “before and now perspective.”

Refreshments will be served.