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Sat 19 Jan
World War I & the End of the Gilded Age
Saturday, January 19, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the recent 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this special tour explores how Gilded Age extravagance withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations required. $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 27 Jan
(SOLD OUT) The Clermont Livingstons- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, January 27, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Enjoy tea and scones in Staatsburgh’s formal dining room while listening to talks about Gilded Age history. Each participant will receive a 4-oz. tin of Staatsburgh Blend tea brewed by Harney & Sons.

Staatsburgh’s Ruth Livingston Mills was proud of her Livingston lineage and hung portraits of her famous Livingston relatives in Staatsburgh’s Main Hall. Guest historian Geoff Benton from Clermont State Historic Site will discuss the history of Ruth Mills’ illustrious family. Reservations required. Cost: $35/person, $30/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sat 02 Feb
World War 1 and the End of the Gilded Age: Guilded Age Tea and Talk Series
Saturday, February 2, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the recent 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this tour explores how Gilded Age extravagance withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations Required.

Time: 1PM / Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/ Friends of Mills Mansion

Registration: Required
Sat 09 Feb
Love Stories of the Gilded Age- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Saturday, February 9, 2019 until Sunday, February 10, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Saturday February 9th and Sunday February 10th (SOLD OUT Feb 10)

Enjoy a Valentine tea and a chocolate treat while listening to stories of true love and devotion (with a touch of heartbreak), researched by Staatsburgh curator, Maria Reynolds. *New stories every year*

Snow Dates: Saturday & Sunday, February 16 & 17

Time: 1:00 PM / Cost: $35 / Person, $30 / Friends of Mills Mansion Members. Reservations are required. Please call 845-889-8851 to reserve and be advised that the teas fill up very quickly!

Registration: Required
Sun 10 Feb
(SOLD OUT) Famous Love Stories of the Gilded Age: Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, February 10, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Enjoy a Valentine tea plus a chocolate treat and listen to stories of true love and devotion, researched by Staatsburgh curator Maria Reynolds. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Time: 1:00 PM / Cost: $35 / Person, $30 / Friends of Mills Mansion Members

Registration: Required
Sat 23 Feb
A Closer Look: A Curator-Guided Exploration of the Hidden & Hard-to-see: Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Saturday, February 23, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

In this special tour by reservation, Staatsburgh’s Curator, Dr. Maria Reynolds, will focus on a selection of objects—from works of art to books, tools, you name it—that are not accessible or easily seen on tour, or which tell a special story. Reservations required.

Time: 1PM /Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sun 24 Feb
(SOLD OUT) Tea with Alice Roosevelt- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, February 24, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

President Theodore Roosevelt's eldest daughter, a good friend of the Millses' twin daughters, was celebrated for her wit and disregard for society's polite conventions. Come and meet Alice, as portrayed by American History Theater's Kim Hanley.

No snow date: Future date TBD

Registration: Required
Sun 03 Mar
UnderWhere?- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, March 3, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Kjirsten Gustavson, Interpretive Programs Coodinator at the Bureau of NYS Historic Sites, will reprise her popular program about historic undergarments. Learn about the layers of clothing required for a women in the 1880s while Kjirsten dresses the part and reveals various layers of clothing (family safe!). Enjoy tea along with sandwiches, scones and treats in the formal dining room while listening to talks about Gilded Age history. No snow date: Future date TBD

Time: 1:00 PM / Cost: $35 / Person, $30 / Friends of Mills Mansion Members. Reservations are required. Please call 845-889-8851 to reserve and be advised that the teas fill up very quickly!

Registration: Required
Sun 10 Mar
(SOLD OUT) Millionaries and Masqurade Balls- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, March 10, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Guest historian Carol Kohan will explore how the centuries-old diversion of masquerade and fancy dress balls flourished across continents and enthralled New York society, including the Millses, in the Gilded Age.

Snow Date: Sunday, March 17

Registration: Required
Sun 24 Mar
(SOLD OUT) You Can't Make this Stuff Up: Delving Deeper into Gilded Age Scandals- Gilded Age Tea & Talk Series
Sunday, March 24, 2019 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Our annual GILDED AGE SCANDALS theme tour is chock-full of stories of sex, murder, and corruption. At this tea, Staatsburgh's Educator, Don Fraser, will focus on just a few seamy stories from the tour and explore them in more sordid detail! Not for the young and impressionable! Not for the faint of heart!

Snow date: Sunday, March 31

Registration: Required