A Weekend of Remembering World War I, 100 Years Later
July 8 @ 12:00 pm - July 9 @ 4:00 pm EDT |
Special Weekend Event!
A unique exhibit of memories, photos and memorabilia
from local residents who participated in WWI.
Saturday July 8th – General Overview of WWI
2:00 PM – Talk by local military historian Charles M. Breiner will include an overview of the armies, impact of new weapons including gas, U.S. industry and how the Treaty of Versailles set the stage for over 100 years of warfare.
2:00 PM – A short presentation on Dr. Karl Connell, a local inventor from Claryville, will be given by Museum researchers. Dr. Connel invented the Connell Gas Mask.
Sunday July 9th – Songs of the Soldier
2:00 PM – A performance by Mark Rust, an entertainer and Broadway performer.
A truly unique historical and entertaining program, The Songs of the Soldier is a stirring presentation of favorite songs of American soldiers and veterans from World War I.
The songs reflect the experiences soldiers encountered while making the transformation from ordinary citizens to
disciplined soldiers, as well as the songs of the families remaining on the home front supporting their young men and women abroad.
This weekend of programs and exhibit are made possible by the Arts for Sullivan Decentralization Grants Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts and administered by the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, and a grant from the former VFW Post #8648 of Grahamsville.
Refreshments are included both days.
Cost for Museum members is FREE.
A nominal fee of $3.00 will be charged to Non-members.
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Old Time Fair & Chicken BBQ
July 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT |
Rain or shine, this year’s Old Time Fair will feature old fashioned activities such as corn shucking, the popular skillet toss and new adult and children’s games.
There will be vendor booths as well as demonstrations of old time crafts. The very popular pie auction and live music to entertain you while you enjoy the delicious chicken barbecue. Plenty of free parking and free admission.
Chicken BBQ: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Denning and Claryville History Afternoon
August 6 @ 1:00 pm
- 3:00 pm EDT
332 Main Street
View our rich collections of Claryville and Town of Denning materials. These materials bring the history of the Upper Neversink & Rondout valleys to life.
A speical program on area tanneries will begin at 2 p.m.
We welcome guests to share any significant items relating to the Claryville or Denning areas during this event.
The Claryville Church and Old Schoolhouse will also be open to visitors from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.