SAT. May 18 Spring Fling MTHS Campus “Celebration of 100 yr. old Ulster & Delaware Train Station” 10 a.m.
Spiking the rails on the recreated track, music by the Panther Mountain Pickers. 3:30 p.m. multimedia presentation entitled “A History of the Railroad in Haines Falls” by Doug Kadow, President of the Ulster & Delaware Railroad Historical Society. Chili supper follows $15.00 per person. RSVP
SAT. June 1 National Trails Day Hike & Opening Activities for Kaaterskill Rail Trail MTHS Campus. 10:00 a.m. start time. Celebrating completion of section of the rail trail running from MTHS campus to the Laurel house and Kaaterskill Falls. Ribbon cutting with speeches., guided hikes, free BBQ lunch.
SAT. June 8 Greene Co. Historical Society's Annual House Tour: the High Peaks Tour 10 a.m-4 p.m. MTHS campus, U&D Train Station will serve as the eastern ticket stop for annual tour. The GCHS is joining the celebrations of the bicentennials in the Town of Hunter & the Town of Lexington. For additional information and to purchase tickets, go to www.gchistory.org.
FRI. June 28 Lecture/Demonstration MTHS Campus, U & D Train Station 7:30 p.m. “The Revolutionary War Soldier: Daily Life, Equipment & Armaments” Historian Paul Misko will focus on the life of the soldier from signing up to daily struggles, along with a display of the equipment they used. The talk ends with a brief segment on artillery with a load and fire demonstration. - Reception following.
SAT/SUN July 6 & 7 Exhibits by Twilight Park Cottagers MTHS Campus, U & D Train Station 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
FRI. July 12 Talk/Slide Show Twilight Park Clubhouse 8:00 p.m. “Creating a Community: Early Images of Twilight Park,” - Joanne Ainsworth & Bob Gildersleeve will introduce the glass plate negatives donated to Twilight Park by Dr. Stanley Leavy. Plates are the subject of a book by Ms. Ainsworth entitled We are Creating a Community...
SAT/SUN July 13 & 14 Exhibits by Twilight Park Cottagers MTHS Campus, U & D Train Station 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
SAT. July 13 MTHS Annual Meeting MTHS Campus, U & D Train Station 10 a.m.
FRI. July 19 Lecture Twilight Park Clubhouse 8:00 p.m. “The Prehistory of Twilight Park” Nicholas Lemann will present a lecture focusing on the early career of Charles Wingate, the Twilight Club in NYC, and the historical/intellectual thinking that gave rise to Twilight Park and other communities like it.
SAT/SUN August Town of Hunter Bicentennial Exhibit MTHS Campus, Red Barn 12 – 5 p.m., Historic talks on Saturday’s 1 p.m.: Aug. 3 John Ham; Aug 10 Ricky Brooks; Aug. 17 Marty Podskoch; Aug. 24 Justine Hommel
SAT. August 24 MTHS Open House MTHS Campus 12-5 p.m.
SAT. September 21 2nd Annual Postcard Show & Sale MTHS Campus, U & D Train Station 10 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Exhibits, Dealers, Food & Drink. Admission $3