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August 2016

Emily Crane Chadbourne, Philanthropist with Timothy Hunt and Gail Many – POSTPONED

August 21, 2016 @ 3:00 pm

This event has been postponed. Please visit this page again soon for rescheduled date. Marbletown Historian, Gail Many and Mr. Timothy Hunt, will present a talk on Emily Chadbourne, a past resident of Marbletown, NY. Ms. Chadbourne was a collector known for her interest in Americana. Her influence extended into many historical organizations and libraries in Ulster County. Ms. Chadbourne donated one of her properties on Marbletown's Main St., in the early 1960',s to become an extension of the existing Stone…

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September 2016

The Gunks (Shawangunk Mountains) Ridge and Valley Towns Through Time with Author, Ron Knapp and Photographer, Michael Neil O’Donnell

September 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bevier House Museum, 2682 Route 209
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Join us, along with author, Ronald G. Knapp and photographer, Michael Neil O'Donnell as they present their new endeavor, "The Gunks (Shawangunk Mountains) Ridge and Valley Towns Through Time." The book is an illustrated history of the Shawangunk Mountains and its surrounding ridge and valley towns. The book contains nearly 200 old and new comparative photographs revealing how The Gunks — both the ridge itself and the valley towns — have changed over the past century. The book is filled…

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Basketweaving Workshop with Patti Brousseau

September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bevier House Museum, 2682 Route 209
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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This year Patti will help us create a gorgeous bread basket.  The basket measures 7” x 10” with a height of 5”.  It has leather handles that are 8” in length.  The pictured basket has a ribbon around its middle. Patti also suggests that you bring your own bath-sized towel, clothespins, and an awl or screwdriver to help in the making of the basket.  If you would like your basket to have a ribbon, please bring a yard of ribbon…

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Martha Gruening of Gomez Mill House with Dr. Ruth Abrahams

September 25, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

One of the most prominent Ulster County women of the early 20th century, active in educational reform and equal rights for women, has been all but forgotten. A lecture on September 25 at the Bevier House Museum will rectify that historical oversight. A lecture on the life and accomplishments of Martha Gruening (1889-1937) will be delivered by Dr. Ruth Abrahams, Executive Director or the Gomez Mill House. (Gruening was a past resident of the Gomez Mill.) The lecture will take…

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October 2016

Marbletown Founder’s Day

October 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Bevier House Museum is once again hosting Marbletown Founder's Day. The Museum is open to the public at no charge this day. There will be special activities for children including a "scavenger hunt" inside the museum, and games outside. Vendors selling thier wares and demonstrations will be taking place on the lawn. There is no charge for this event. Sponsored by the Town of Marbletown and the Marbletown Preservation Commission

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Ulster County Women of Note Exhibit

October 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am - November 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

UCHS has been awarded the New York Council for the Humanities Action Grant for their collaborative project titled “Ulster County Women of Note”. UCHS is working in conjunction with Ellenville Public Library & Museum and the Ulster County Clerk’s Office on this very special project. The project begins with an exhibit this October of 12 panels featuring individual women of Ulster County from all walks of life that have made contributions to women’s opportunities in UC. The panels will travel…

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November 2016

Trivia Night with Cliff Rockmuller

November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening of Trivia with the ever amazing Cliff Rockmuller! Not only for historians, Cliff's trivia questions cover music, pop culture, history, language, geography, almost anything. You'll most likely learn more than you thought! Light dinner is served, along with wine and soft drinks. Reservations are VERY STRONGLY suggested, but no prepayment is necessary. Please email UCHSdirector@gmail.com or call 845 338-5614 for reservations. Fee is $20/person.

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December 2016

HISTORIC ULSTER COUNTY IN GINGERBREAD EXHIBITION

December 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - December 11, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Bevier House Museum, 2682 Route 209
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Third Annual Historic Ulster County in Gingerbread Exhibit will be on display Friday, December 9th, 6-9pm: Saturday, Dec. 10th and Sunday, Dec. 11th, 11-4pm. Come see the creative gingerbread houses and structures built to represent many of our treasured historical sites here in Ulster County. Building a gingerbread house for the exhibit can be fun and rewarding. Creators of all levels of experience are welcome. If interested please email Suzanne at info@ulstercountyhs.org for information. $7 general public/$5 UCHS members & seniors/Free to children under 12/$15 for families      

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January 2017

Ulster County Women of Note Exhibit

January 4 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 4:00 pm
Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center St.
Ellenville, NY 12428 United States
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The anniversary of the ratification for women’s voting rights in New York State will be honored in 2017. In the spring of 2015, Ellenville Public Library & Museum and Ulster County Historical Society joined forces to develop a year- long celebration honoring Ulster County’s women’s history. There will be two events surrounding this celebration. The first is a special exhibit titled “Ulster County Women of Note,” highlighting Ulster County women, from all walks life, who exhibited great commitment to their…

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April 2017

Basket Workshop with Patti Brousseau

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bevier House Museum, 2682 Route 209
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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Patti has been doing basket workshops with UCHS for the past several years, and no one ever walks away unhappy with their project! This year Patti is offering a Two Pie Basket, made of splint and reed with colored decoration. The class begins at 10am and we are generally done by 3pm. Beverages and snacks will be provided. Please bring your own lunch if you so desire. Patti suggests  bringing with you an awl or screwdriver, an old bath towel…

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