Category Archive: Rhinebeck History

Rhinebeck Historical Society Upcoming Programs : The history of the Churches in Rhinebeck

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Saturday, September 27th, at 2:00 PM at St. Joseph’s Church in Rhinecliff. This program is the next in our series of the history of the Churches in Rhinebeck that take place inside of… Continue reading

The story behind Rhinebeck’s favorite statue “Doughboy” by Jack Conklin

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  Many thanks to the Rhinebeck Historical Society. For more information, visit rhinebeckhistoricalsociety.org on the web.     Allen Newman and the Rhinebeck “Doughboy” By Jack Conklin – Native of Dutchess County, West Point grad… Continue reading

The Chancellor Livingston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is holding a Tag Sale at its chapter house

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77 Livingston St,  Rhinebeck August 9th and 10th from 9AM till 3PM. Items of all sorts: Books, antiques, housewares, etc., plus baked goods for sale. All proceeds to help fund the work of… Continue reading

Whale of an Auction – Saturday, May 17th 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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   Whale of an Auction Benefits Rhinebeck 5th Graders annual whale watching trip to Cape Cod, Mass  Saturday, May 17th 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Chancellor Livingston Elementary School 48 Knollwood Road,  Rhinebeck. RHINEBECK, NY… Continue reading

Historic Rhinebeck Days – May 17 and 18, 2014

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  Save the Date! The Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with their annual spring sidewalk sale, announces Historic Rhinebeck Days on May 17 and 18. Town-wide non-profit groups have been invited to… Continue reading

Learn about the Hygiology Country Club Rhinebeck’s earliest health spa

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Friday, January 31, Camp Hygiology, 7:30 pm at the Starr Library Rhinebeck , Local History Room Hygiology Country Club was Rhinebeck’s earliest health spa. It was called “The Shangri-La of Vegetarianism”. Located on… Continue reading

Downton Abbey themed tours at Staatsburgh State Historic Site

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Staatsburgh State Historic Site   We are pleased to announce that our Downton Abbey themed tours are returning for the Fall!!! The tour is offered every Saturday in September and October at 1pm and… Continue reading

Progressive Dinner July 28th, 2013

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  For information or reservations call 845.876.2436 or e-mail bklaproth@ymail.com  

Rhinebeck Historical Society –

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  As we approach the Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to bring you up to date on our 2013 Civil War commemorative activities.  1. There is a display about the war in Town… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Memorial Day Parade – Monday May 27, 2013.

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Memorial Day Parade – Monday May 27, 2013 We would like to thank the members of American Legion Post #429, Rhinebeck for sponsoring this event. Line up for the parade through the Village of… Continue reading

Raise a Toast to George & Walter in Celebration of Northern Dutchess Pharmacy

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An Open Invitation to the Rhinebeck Area Community To gather and honor the years of service from pharmacists George Verven & Walter Czajka and the staff of Northern Dutchess Pharmacy. Come share your thoughts… Continue reading

The Hudson River National Historic Landmark District – its Origin, Significance, and Future

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National Register Study Presentation – Rhinebeck Village Hall April 7th

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On Sunday, April 7 at 2 PM a special program will be held at the Rhinebeck Village Hall. Sponsored by the Quitman Resource Center and the Consortium of Rhinebeck History, this program will… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Historical Society Monthly Event

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The Rhinebeck Historical Society Monthly Event Friday, January 25, 7:30 pm at the Starr Library Local History Room Steven Mann, History of the Quakers in Rhinebeck. The Quakers played a major role in… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Historical Society Holiday Party

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For information call 845.876.7462 or e-mail michaelfrazier@earthlink.net

Sinterklaas… Are you ready…? December 1st, 2012

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                                                                        http://www.sinterklaasrhinebeck.com/index.php

Join the PARADE!

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There are puppets to carry, to wear, to push and to animate.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.  Some fly, some squawk, and some simply sweep over the crowd to the delighted screams from hundreds of… Continue reading

Food Pantry To Give Away Coats and Jackets November 9th, 2012

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This year the Food Pantry at Rhinebeck’s Episcopal Church of the Messiah will once again be our area’s distribution point for the county-wide Coat Giveaway of Dutchess Outreach (Poughkeepsie).     On Friday Nov.… Continue reading

HUDSON RIVER HERITAGE PLANS 24th ANNUAL COUNTRY SEATS TOUR “20TH CENTURY COUNTRY SEATS” IS THEME FOR OCTOBER 13th EVENT

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Hudson River Heritage will stage its 24th annual Country Seats Tour on Oct. 13, 2012 and will feature nine significant Hudson Valley country homes of the Twentieth Century. The tour will include both… Continue reading

The Official Rhinebeck Recreation & Special Events Facebook Page

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Like Us on Facebook! Welcome to Rhinebeck Recreation & Special Events Facebook page. We will keep you up to date on all Rhinebeck Recreational programs and special events throughout the year. We have so… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Historical Society Progressive Dinner

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 The Museum of Rhinebeck History and The Rhinebeck Historical Society Proudly present Our Annual Progressive Dinner Sunday July 29 – 4:30 – 7:45 pm                Hearty appetizers,… Continue reading

Modern Sculpture & the Romantic Landscape at Wilderstein

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EXHIBITION OPENS  Sunday, June 3rd, 2012  Wilderstein Historic Site is pleased to announce the second annual exhibition of contemporary outdoor sculptures by emerging Hudson Valley artists.  Participating artists include: Jan Abt, Benjamin Ayers, John Belardo, Andy Fennell,… Continue reading

Memorial Day Parade May 28th, 2012

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The Village of Rhinebeck will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday May 28, 2012. Ceremonies will begin at 9:15 A.M. in the hamlet of Rhinecliff. The American Legion Firing Squad commanded… Continue reading

NY Heritage Weekend May 19th-20th, 2012

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There’s something for everyone during the 2012 NY Heritage Weekend. We invite everyone from New York City, north to the Canadian Border. Read On:http://www.heritageweekend.org/home.aspx Heritage Weekend events can include special programs, discounted or… Continue reading

Learn about Rhinebeck ancestors Via the Cemetery

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Saturday, May 19th, 2-4 pm at the Rhinebeck Cemetery   Steven Mann will take us on a tour of the Rhinebeck Cemetery. Meet at the chapel which is at the corner of Route… Continue reading

DAFFODIL TEA AT WILDERSTEIN

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Spot of Tea? Put some spring in your step by joining us for our annual Daffodil Tea on Saturday, April 14 at beginning 1pm and experience a glimpse of what tea time was like during… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Historical Society ~ Upcoming History Events 2012

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Friday, February 24, 7:30 pm at the Starr Library Have you ever wondered who lived in your house before you did?  David Miller will tell you how to find out, using his search… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Historical Society Event January 27th, 2012

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Friday, January 27, 7:30 pm at the Rhinebeck Village Hall Who doesn’t like fire trucks? Come hear all about Rhinebeck’s fire department from Vern Sipperly and get an up close look at the engines… Continue reading

Morton Memorial Library’s 3rd Annual Talent Show Request for Talent 2012

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It’s baaaaccccckkkkk: Yes, we’re talking the 3rd annual Morton Memorial Library & Community House Talent Show:  an evening of jug bands, one man bands, storytelling, guitar playing, dance – you name it, if… Continue reading

Happy New Year

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