2015 Programs

March 19
Hudson’s Lost Neighborhood: Remembering South Front Street
Peter Cipkowski, Hillsdale Town Historian and President of the Roeliff Jansen Historical Society

April 16
All Souls Are Created Equal: Shaker Involvement in the Civil War and Underground Railroad
Starlyn D’Angelo, Executive Director of the Shaker Heritage Society

May 21
Mary Livermore, Civil War Nurse – An Historical Impression
Maxine K. Getty, Ret. Senior Master Sargent USAF, Historical Re-enactor

June 18
Martin Van Buren’s Life in Retirement at Lindenwald
Jim McKay, Chief Ranger at the Martin van Buren Historic Site

July 16
The History of the Colarusso Lime Quarries
Nancy Colarusso

August 20
Annual Member Picnic at the Hudson Boat Club
Live Music

September 17
The Hasbrouck House to Temple Hill: The Path from the Badge of Military Merit to the Purple Heart;
Accompanied by a WWII Exhibit, GHS Collection
Peter Bedrossian, Program Director of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor, NY

October 15
East and West Toll Gates and the Columbia Turnpike
Peter Cipkowski, President of the Roeliff Jansen Historical Society; and David Hart, Co-President of the Greenport Historical Society

November 19
Annual Luncheon at the Vanderbilt House, Philmont NY