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Sun 31 Jul
Children’s nature program: Skull & Bones
Sunday, July 31, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
An hour-long 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. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Check in will be at the mansion; the program will be held at the estate's powerhouse overlooking the Hudson River, the perfect place to picnic afterwards. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Sat 30 Jul
Guided Landscape Walk of Staatsburgh’s Grounds: What You See and What You Don’t See
Saturday, July 30, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A guided walk through the estate's grounds that explores how the landscape was designed to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of Staatsburgh's owners, while deliberately hiding the turn-of-the-century technology and labor that made the estate run. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $5 per person
Fri 29 Jul
Guided Landscape Walk of Staatsburgh’s Grounds: What You See and What You Don’t See
Friday, July 29, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A guided walk through the estate's grounds that explores how the landscape was designed to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of Staatsburgh's owners, while deliberately hiding the turn-of-the-century technology and labor that made the estate run. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $5 per person
Sun 24 Jul
Children’s nature program: Skull & Bones
Sunday, July 24, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
An hour-long 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. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Check in will be at the mansion; the program will be held at the estate's powerhouse overlooking the Hudson River, the perfect place to picnic afterwards. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Sat 23 Jul
Nature Walk and Craft
Saturday, July 23, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A one-hour presentation that will explore wildlife in Staatsburgh's park. Historic site staff will guide parents and children through the park, learning about the local wildlife and collecting materials from nature. The collected leaves, sticks, and pinecones will be used to make a craft at the historic powerhouse overlooking the Hudson River. Reservations required; number of participants will be limited for social distancing. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Fri 22 Jul
Interpretive Walk for Children: The World of Horses at Staatsburgh
Friday, July 22, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
From spirited thoroughbreds to sturdy work horses and gentle cart ponies, Staatsburgh was an equine world. Join us for a children's hike on the grounds of Staatsburgh and learn the many roles that horses played on a Gilded Age estate. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Sun 17 Jul
Slavery, Segregation & Staatsburgh: From Black Service to White Servants
Sunday, July 17, 2022 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
In 1810, there were nine Black people enslaved on the Staatsburgh estate. In 1910, there were no recorded Black employees working inside Staatsburgh – with only one documented Black resident in the entire hamlet. What happened? Join Staatsburgh Interpreter Zack Veith for a conversation about this transition from a Black presence at Staatsburgh during the early 19th century to a total absence during the Gilded Age. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: free
Sat 16 Jul
Guided Landscape Walk of Staatsburgh’s Grounds:What You See and What You Don’t See
Saturday, July 16, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A guided walk through the estate's grounds that explores how the landscape was designed to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of Staatsburgh's owners, while deliberately hiding the turn-of-the-century technology and labor that made the estate run. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $5 per person
Fri 15 Jul
Guided Landscape Walk of Staatsburgh’s Grounds:What You See and What You Don’t See
Friday, July 15, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A guided walk through the estate's grounds that explores how the landscape was designed to reflect the luxurious lifestyle of Staatsburgh's owners, while deliberately hiding the turn-of-the-century technology and labor that made the estate run. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $5 per person
Sun 10 Jul
Interpretive Walk for Children: The World of Horses at Staatsburgh
Sunday, July 10, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
From spirited thoroughbreds to sturdy work horses and gentle cart ponies, Staatsburgh was an equine world. Join us for a children's hike on the grounds of Staatsburgh and learn the many roles that horses played on a Gilded Age estate. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Sat 09 Jul
Slavery, Segregation & Staatsburgh: From Black Service to White Servants
Saturday, July 9, 2022 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
In 1810, there were nine Black people enslaved on the Staatsburgh estate. In 1910, there were no recorded Black employees working inside Staatsburgh – with only one documented Black resident in the entire hamlet. What happened? Join Staatsburgh Interpreter Zack Veith for a conversation about this transition from a Black presence at Staatsburgh during the early 19th century to a total absence during the Gilded Age. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: free
Sat 09 Jul
Nature Walk and Craft
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A one-hour presentation that will explore wildlife in Staatsburgh's park. Historic site staff will guide parents and children through the park, learning about the local wildlife and collecting materials from nature. The collected leaves, sticks, and pinecones will be used to make a craft at the historic powerhouse overlooking the Hudson River. Reservations required; number of participants will be limited for social distancing. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Fri 08 Jul
Staatsburg Village Walking Tour
Friday, July 8, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
This 90-minute walk in the village of Staatsburg will explore the estate's close relationship with the nearby village of Staatsburg and its connection to the Mills family. Staff will discuss historic buildings and highlight hidden locations in the village that demonstrate Staatsburg's vibrant past and the lasting legacy of Ruth and Ogden beyond the estate walls. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: free
Mon 04 Jul
Slavery, Segregation & Staatsburgh: From Black Service to White Servants
Monday, July 4, 2022 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
In 1810, there were nine Black people enslaved on the Staatsburgh estate. In 1910, there were no recorded Black employees working inside Staatsburgh – with only one documented Black resident in the entire hamlet. What happened? Join Staatsburgh Interpreter Zack Veith for a conversation about this transition from a Black presence at Staatsburgh during the early 19th century to a total absence during the Gilded Age. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: free
Sun 03 Jul
Interpretive Walk for Children: The World of Horses at Staatsburgh
Sunday, July 3, 2022 10:00 AM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
From spirited thoroughbreds to sturdy work horses and gentle cart ponies, Staatsburgh was an equine world. Join us for a children's hike on the grounds of Staatsburgh and learn the many roles that horses played on a Gilded Age estate. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person
Sat 02 Jul
Nature Walk and Craft
Saturday, July 2, 2022
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
A one-hour presentation that will explore wildlife in Staatsburgh's park. Historic site staff will guide parents and children through the park, learning about the local wildlife and collecting materials from nature. The collected leaves, sticks, and pinecones will be used to make a craft at the historic powerhouse overlooking the Hudson River. Reservations required; number of participants will be limited for social distancing. Reservations required: https://millsfriends.org/ Cost: $2 per person