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Historical Society of Walden and the Wallkill Valley

 

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Be sure to see the Calendar for more event dates... and Visit us on Facebook!

 


Please download our Flyer and share with your friends!

 

 

WED, SEPT 21, 7:30PM
at the Walden House

For Guest Speakers John Gruini, Jr. and Alex Prizgintas--on local, Orange County Bottle Collecting. Light Refreshments follow.

 

THURS, SEPT 22, 5-8:30PM
at
DAXXON Chinese Restaurant in Walden
Our Next Fundraiser! Dine In or Take Out-

either way sends 10% of your meal price to the
Historical Society. Thank you! Be sure to
take a coupon (print link below) or pick up a coupon at the
Josephine-Louise Public Library.

 

 

 




Veterans Day Program 2015



 

On April 15th at 7:30 pm at the Jacob T. Walden House. Our guest speaker was Ms. Johanna Porr, Orange County Historian.
Thank you!

 

 


Please print a PDF or two of this flyer and invite your friends!
The original post card is from 1907 (without "New York, Walden, Albany").

Sept. 21, 2013: Our Special 55th Anniversary Luncheon,
guest speaker, Trustee Marcus Millspaugh,
Colden Manor at Spruce Lodge


Flyer PDF - please invite your friends!

 

 

Sept. 18: Regular Meeting- 7:30 PM Offsite.
Mickey Millspaugh guests on the Restoration of the Jacob T. Walden House. Meeting is AT the Municipal Building in Walden, 3rd Floor Assembly Room.

 

 

 

 

First our invitation to local Artists and Craftsmen:

And our invitation to our Community:
 

PDFs of the two flyers to print, post, and share: Artists / Community
We thank you for inviting your friends!


Coming up on Sunday, December 2nd at 2PM   

 


Link to PDF file to print a copy or invite friends


Yard Sale 2012
Poster (PDF)  Annual Yard Sale 2012-Poster


 

Picnic colage 2012

Picnic on the Porch, Wednesday, July 18th, 6 PM
In addition to great food, our Picnic always features a fascinating Show & Tell!


  


Advanced reservations are required
Full Page PDF of this flyer

 


Full Page PDF of this flyer

 

Capers and Cameos

Capers and Cameos by David C. Lustig, Jr.
Our thanks to Dave who in addition to years of service as Trustee of the
Society, now "retired," has generously donated a $5 portion of each
book sale to the Historical Society.

Dave released Capers and Cameos in the summer of 2011.
His book presents the real life adventures of growing up in Walden in the 1930's
with his many lifelong Walden friends. Delightful compilation of short stories.

Books may be ordered by e-mailing Dave or by contacting the Historical Society

 

Yard Sale Sept 17, 2011

 

Lt. Col. (R) Sherman Fleek to speak on Gen MacArthur at West Point Today, Sept. 21, 2011

 

Capers & Cameos, a new book by David C. Lustig, Jr.

Congratulations to former Trustee, David C. Lustig, Jr.!
Dave has just released a new book, Capers & Cameos, real life adventures of growing up in Walden
with his many life long Walden friends. Delightful compilation of short stories.

Booksigning - August 17th at the Walden House

 

 

July - Art on the Lawn, July 23rd

Look for our Silent Auction paintings in the photo section soon.
Winners of the Silent Aucution to be announced at Walden Harvest Fest 2011

 

 


Thank you to J.A. Di Bello and the Delaware & Hudson Canvas
for their recent article on the Walden House!

 

 

June - Chris Farlekas Guests

 

 June 15th at 7:30 - Journalist Chris Farlekas guests on the topic of "Banned Books."
Should prove to be a lively evening.
Light Refreshments follow - at the Jacob T. Walden House.

 

 

May - Robert Score Guests 

May 18th: Area resident, Robert Score, Guest Speaker - on "The Ghost Whistle"
7:30 PM at the Jacob T. Walden House
PDF of recent news article
Be sure to see the Recent Photos from this event

 

 

6th Annual Spring Tea
April 30th AND May 1st - 2 Dates / 3 Seatings

View PDF Flyer -- Print and Invite your friends!
Be sure to see the recent Photos of our events

 

 

 


Lisa Melville has written a book about the famous
Grace Murder Case
in Walden in 1912.
Released Thanksgiving Day 2010, copies available at leading Bookstores. Read Orange Magazine Interview,
and info from her Publisher, http://www.sisubooks.com
PDF of the Flyer 
Photos from the event are posted on the Website.

 

 

 

2010

 

 

Annual Yard Sale at the Jacob Walden House

  

Annual Picnic on the Porch - July 21 6:30

 

 

April 11 - 9th Annual Local History Day--Genealogy: Hi Cousin!
2-4PM at the Municipal Building, Bradley Room (
Flyer PDF)

April 21 - 6:30 PM-General Meeting. Guest Speaker: Bob Jordy,
Hudson River Steamboats plide presentation

April 25 - 6:30 PM-Annual Spring Tea at the Jacob T. Walden House
--Tickets on sale (
Flyer-PDF)

May 19 - 6:30 PM-General Meeting. Guest Speaker: Richard Langston

June 16 - 6:30 PM-General Meeting. Offsite visit-St. Andrews Episcopal Church:
Guest Speaker, Bob Siegman


2009 Events

There were Two Raffle drawings--for the Rocking Chair & Walden Afghan, and a second drawing for the Holiday Tea Gift Basket
Raffle Tickets were $1 each.

Patty Estep was our big Winner of the beautiful solid pine Ethan Allan Rocking Chair and Walden Afgan,
and donated back the rocking chair for our next raffle--Thank you!

and

Lisa Melville was the winner for the 2nd drawing--the Holiday Gift Basket of winter dishes (setting for 4), dish towels and napkins,
variety teas, hot choclate, Historical Society notecards, and gingrbread bees wax ornament ! To everyone else: better luck next time.

 

 

Welcome
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Calendar
History
Membership
Mission, Officers & Trustees

Tour the House
The Meeting Room
The Dining Room
The Front Hall
The Living Room
The Stairs
Large Upstairs Bedroom
Small Upstairs Bedroom

Event Photos
Christmas Tea 2008
Christmas Tea, 2007
Photos from Recent Events 2007
Spring Tea, April 2007
Veteran's Day, Nov. 2006
Christmas Tea, Dec. 2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bulletin Board of 2008 Events  



November 19th--Ray Devoe on Women in the Military


October 15th--John Gruini--Orange County Antique Bottles

 


50th Anniversary Weekend



2007--Previous Event Flyers

 

 


 

Puppet Show & Ice Cream Social, Sunday, August 12th!

Meet us at the Jacob Walden House (Montgomery & Wait Streets) on Sunday, August 12, 2007, 2-4 PM when Rick Stevens will perform a puppet show, followed by an old fashioned Ice Cream Social. The event is free--but reservations are required as space is very limited.

Please phone Anita 845-778-7772 for Reservations


Annual Picnic on the Porch,
Member Pot Luck/Show-&-Tell

July 18, 2007

 


Guest speaker, Patricia Edwards Clyne, author, presented her new book,

Hudson Valley Faces & Places, June 20, 2007


Local resident, Tony Morano presented a program and distributed a booklet on the History of the Maybrook Rail Road, May 16, 2007

 



Presentation & Discussion of the film, "Sam," April 18th at the Walden House.

Sisters Becky Pearson (our Walden Mayor) and Debbie Phelps (author and photographer), presented the film documentary, "Sam" about their father, Sam Phelps, author and ecologist.

Sam Phelps is the author of Feathers 'n Fur

 


 

 

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