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Local History Day
& Resources

2006 Special Vet's Day Program
2008-Walden in the Civil War
2009-Virtual Cemetery Tour
-Local Genealogy
2011-Author: Lisa Melville
-Civil War: Walden,CO. H
Washington Post article: Co H-2014
-Textile Industry in Walden
2014-Knifetown USA: Part I-
The New York Knife Company
2015-Old House Superstitions &
Treasures: Concealment Shoes
2016-Knifetown USA:
Parts II & III-
-Walden Knife Company
-& Schrade Cutlery
2017-Mail Call:
Letters from War

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The Historical Society of Walden & the Wallkill Valley



Closeup, Jacob T. Walden House on 1887 Walden Map
Close up--Library of Congress Map section showing the
Jacob T. Walden House at North Montgomery (Route 52) & Wait Streets, Walden, NY.


Members as well as the community are invited to join us for our 3rd Wednesdays Programs featuring local guest speakers on a wide variety of topics. The third Wednesday of each month beginning in April. Look for other unique and special annual events on weekend dates.

~ 2019 Calendar ~

Events and General Meetings are held at the Jacob T. Walden House, 34 North Montgomery Street, Walden, Orange County, NY 12586 in April, May, June, September, October and November, unless otherwise noted. Date & time changes are in red.

Trustees meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Walden House unless otherwise noted...
EXCEPT, FEB & MAR. On those two Sundays, Feb 24th & Mar 24th, we are meeting at 2PM
at the Walden Municipal Building (2nd floor Community Room).


Great NEWS!
THANK YOU to Franco's Restaurant and Pizzeria who are generously doing Dining to Donate EVERY month on the last Tuesday evening of each month. Please be sure to print here from our website or pick up a current coupon that will give the Historical Society 20% of your meal purchase--THANK YOU!!

November 2019

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
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3 4 5 6 7 8 9


Veteran's Day



14 15 16
17 18 19


20 7PM "Where Slavery Died Hard. Forgotten History of Ulster County and the Shawangunk Mountain"
Video Presentation at the Community Room of the Walden Municipal Building.
21 22 23

in Walden
5-9 PM



28 Trustees at 7 PM

29 30

December 2019

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Coffee House at the Walden House,
6-8 PM
8 Annual Christmas Tea & Open House,
1-4 PM Special Tribute to Veterans


10 11 12 13 14


15 17 18



20 21
22 23 24 25

26 Trustees at 7 PM


27 28
29 30

31 Franco's
Fundraiser in Walden
5-9 PM

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