Have a Hudson River Valley Heritage Summer! Day Trip Challenge 2023
VISIT HISTORY, ENTER DRAWING!
HAVE A HUDSON RIVER VALLEY HERITAGE SUMMER! Day Trip Challenge 2023
DRAWING AUGUST 17!
HOW TO & ENTRY FORM
If you live in the Warwick Valley Central School district and have a library card:
- Visit any of the sites on the Hudson River Valley National Heritage area brochures or website (hudsonrivervalley.com) or local historical sites and organizations within the region.
- Go to the ENTRY FORM and complete it: https://forms.gle/1wKRPd1Fgp1WPvuk7
- You're in! We will email you if you won the drawing.
In the school district but no card? Just bring documentation of your address (license, etc.) to the front desk and they will make a card for you!
CLICK HERE FOR ENTRY FORM:
~~ Questions? Call the Help Desk at 845 986 1047 option 4 ~~
LOCAL SITES TO VISIT
A FEW SUGGESTED LOCAL SITES
HUDSON RIVER VALLEY HERITAGE SUMMER
A few suggested LOCAL sites to visit
- The museum properties of the Warwick Historical Society:
- Historical markers & church at Lewis Park; Baird’s tavern lower level is open regular hours; and for other openings see: https://www.warwickhistory.org/
- The Patriot Memorial Walk at the Gen. John Hathorn historic site (21 Hathorn Rd., now the Old Stone House Inn; see their open hours to be on the grounds: oldstonehouse.com)
- The Sterling Furnace & Visitor Center at Sterling Forest State Park:
- Where the Great Chain across the Hudson was made, during the Revolutionary War.
- Official Website: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/sterlingforest/details.aspx
- Friends of Sterling Forest conduct weekly hikes: https://friendsofsterlingforest.org/
- The William Henry Seward monument in Florida Village:: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Seward_Memorial
- It is located on the east side of Main St., next to the entrance to Seward Institute, near Myles Wealth Management.
- Warwick Cemetery or other local cemeteries
- See if you can find any markers indicating a veteran of the Civil War or the Revolutionary War, or other prominent person.
- Try also finding a few of the lesser known historical markers (park carefully!) around town. They are listed in the Historical Marker Database, hmdb.org, click on the blue “near you” at the top.
- Last Updated: Jun 6, 2023 11:41 AM
- URL: https://guides.rcls.org/summer2023
- Print Page