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Sat 29 Apr
Tales of the Titanic Tour
Saturday, April 29, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

On this special tour during the month of the 105th anniversary of the ship's sinking, visit the home of Odgen and Ruth Mills, who had tickets for the Titanic's second voyage. Hear tales of the tragedy in a setting remarkably similar to 1st Class on the ship.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends.

Sun 30 Apr
Tales of the Titanic Tour
Sunday, April 30, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

On this special tour during the month of the 105th anniversary of the ship's sinking, visit the home of Odgen and Ruth Mills, who had tickets for the Titanic's second voyage. Hear tales of the tragedy in a setting remarkably similar to 1st Class on the ship.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends.

Sat 06 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

PROJECT #1
Project/Event Description: We are planning several projects throughout the park, including landscaping around the mansion's perimeter, removing branches and plant growth from the historic landscape, and removal of plant growth from around historic structures that is threatening their maintenance.

Meeting Location: Please meet at the registration tent on the south side of the mansion (close to the mansion's public entrance). We will have pop-up tents and volunteers ready to greet and assist. All ages welcome

PROJECT #2
Project/Event Description:please see earlier overview of projects. we are still refining projects and plan to have one or more that are appropriate for kids 8 and older.

Meeting Location: same as above

Register: http://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

Registration: Required
Sun 07 May
Tales of the Titanic Tour
Sunday, May 7, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

On this special tour during the month of the 105th anniversary of the ship's sinking, visit the home of Odgen and Ruth Mills, who had tickets for the Titanic's second voyage. Hear tales of the tragedy in a setting remarkably similar to 1st Class on the ship. $10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends.

Registration: Required
Tue 09 May
America's Elite in the Downton Abbey Era Tour & Tea
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Enjoy a theme tour of the mansion with a costumed interpreter and end the tour in the formal dining room to have tea and refreshments. Reservations required.

$30/person, $25/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sat 13 May
America's Elite in the Downton Abbey Era Tour
Saturday, May 13, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Highlighting Staatsburgh's real-life counterparts of the Downton Abbey characters, this tour, led by a costumed interpreter, will explore how the servants prepared for a busy weekend of entertaining... and how the Millses' daughter, like Downton Abbey's Cora, married into the British aristocracy. Reservations required.

$10/adult, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sun 14 May
Tales of the Titanic Tour
Sunday, May 14, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

On this special tour during the month of the 105th anniversary of the ship's sinking, visit the home of Odgen and Ruth Mills, who had tickets for the Titanic's second voyage. Hear tales of the tragedy in a setting remarkably similar to 1st Class on the ship. $10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends.
Registration: Required
Sun 14 May
Gilded Age Scandals Tour
Sunday, May 14, 2017 03:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Ruth and Ogden Mills were paragons of respectability, but several of their Gilded Age peers were not! Learn about the scandalous behavior and intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century while touring the mansion. Reservations required.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion

Registration: Required
Sat 20 May
World War I & the End of the Gilded Age Tour
Saturday, May 20, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations required. $10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 21 May
The Gilded Age Experience Deluxe Participation Tour
Sunday, May 21, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

This interactive tour will allow visitors to experience Staatsburgh in a different and unique way! Visitors on this special tour will encounter and speak with characters from the estate's past throughout the mansion as they are immersed in Gilded Age life. Be prepared to roll up your gown or tuxedo sleeves as we put you to work in this participatory tour. You won't just be listening to someone talk!

$15/adults, $13/seniors & students, $10/Friends of Mills Mansion. Space is limited so reservations are required.

Registration: Required
Sun 28 May
Gilded Age Scandals Tour
Sunday, May 28, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Ruth and Ogden Mills were paragons of respectability, but several of their Gilded Age peers were not! Learn about the scandalous behavior and intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century while touring the mansion. Reservations required.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion

Registration: Required
Sat 03 Jun
World War I & the End of the Gilded Age Tour
Saturday, June 3, 2017 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations required.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Jun
Gilded Age Scandals Tour
Sunday, June 4, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Ruth and Ogden Mills were paragons of respectability, but several of their Gilded Age peers were not! Learn about the scandalous behavior and intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century while touring the mansion. Reservations required.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion

Registration: Required
Sat 17 Jun
America's Elite in the Downton Abbey Era Tour
Saturday, June 17, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Highlighting Staatsburgh's real-life counterparts of the Downton Abbey characters, this tour, led by a costumed interpreter, will explore how the servants prepared for a busy weekend of entertaining... and how the Millses' daughter, like Downton Abbey's Cora, married into the British aristocracy. Reservations required.

$10/adult, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Sun 18 Jun
World War I & the End of the Gilded Age Tour
Sunday, June 18, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations required. $10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Wed 21 Jun
Music in the Park: The Strawberry Fiddlers
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 07:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 229-8086

Music in the Park is a series presented by Town of Hyde Park Recreation. Several performances in the series occur on the lawn at Staatsburgh. For info about all concert dates, other locations or rain location, call 845-229-8086.

Today's performers will be The Strawberry Fiddlers.

Sat 24 Jun
World War I & the End of the Gilded Age Tour
Saturday, June 24, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this special tour explores how the Millses' extravagant way of life withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations required. $10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 25 Jun
The Gilded Age Experience Deluxe Participation Tour
Sunday, June 25, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

This interactive tour will allow visitors to experience Staatsburgh in a different and unique way! Visitors on this special tour will encounter and speak with characters from the estate's past throughout the mansion as they are immersed in Gilded Age life. Be prepared to roll up your gown or tuxedo sleeves as we put you to work in this participatory tour. You won't just be listening to someone talk!

$15/adults, $13/seniors & students, $10/Friends of Mills Mansion. Space is limited so reservations are required.

Registration: Required
Sun 02 Jul
Gilded Age Scandals Tour
Sunday, July 2, 2017 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Ruth and Ogden Mills were paragons of respectability, but several of their Gilded Age peers were not! Learn about the scandalous behavior and intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century while touring the mansion. Reservations required.

$10/adults, $8/seniors & students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion

Registration: Required
Wed 12 Jul
Music in the Park: The Greyhounds
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 07:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 229-8086

Music in the Park is a series presented by Town of Hyde Park Recreation. Several performances in the series occur on the lawn at Staatsburgh. For info about all concert dates, other locations or rain location, call 845-229-8086. Today's performers will be The Greyhounds.
Sun 16 Jul
Skull & Bones Nature Program
Sunday, July 16, 2017 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

A fun nature program for children ages 6-9. What can you tell by looking at a skull? Children become detectives, examining animal skulls to learn about predator and prey animals. $2 per child. Reservations required.
Registration: Required
Wed 26 Jul
Music in the Park: Wishing on Stars Jazz Band
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 07:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 229-8086

Music in the Park is a series presented by Town of Hyde Park Recreation. Several performances in the series occur on the lawn at Staatsburgh. For info about all concert dates, other locations or rain location, call 845-229-8086. Today's performers will be Wishing on Stars Jazz Band.
Sun 30 Jul
Skull & Bones Nature Program
Sunday, July 30, 2017 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

A fun nature program for children ages 6-9. What can you tell by looking at a skull? Children become detectives, examining animal skulls to learn about predator and prey animals. $2 per child. Reservations required.
Registration: Required
Sun 06 Aug
Skull & Bones Nature Program
Sunday, August 6, 2017 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

A fun nature program for children ages 6-9. What can you tell by looking at a skull? Children become detectives, examining animal skulls to learn about predator and prey animals. $2 per child. Reservations required.
Registration: Required
Wed 09 Aug
Music in the Park: Four Guys in Disguise
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 06:30 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 229-8086

Music in the Park is a series presented by Town of Hyde Park Recreation. Several performances in the series occur on the lawn at Staatsburgh. For info about all concert dates, other locations or rain location, call 845-229-8086. Today's performers will be Four Guys in Disguise.
Sun 13 Aug
Skull & Bones Nature Program
Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

A fun nature program for children ages 6-9. What can you tell by looking at a skull? Children become detectives, examining animal skulls to learn about predator and prey animals. $2 per child. Reservations required.
Registration: Required