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Sun 26 Aug
Women on a Wheel
Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Guest historian, Kjirsten Gustavson, will discuss the impact of the bike on women's social status during the years before suffrage. Her talk will be followed by a 30-minute bike ride and refreshments. Bring your bike! Reservations required. Cost: $5/Adults, $1/Child.

Rain date: September 9th

Registration: Required
Sun 02 Sep
GILDED AGE SCANDALS!
Sunday, September 2, 2018 until Monday, September 3, 2018 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Ruth and Ogden Mills were paragons of respectability, but some of their famous friends were not! Tour the mansion while hearing about the scandalous behavior and intrigues of the very rich at the turn-of-the-century. Reservations required. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Sep
AMERICA’S ELITE IN THE DOWNTON ABBEY ERA
Saturday, September 8, 2018 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 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. Cost: $10/Regular, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sat 15 Sep
A Closer Look: A Curator-Guided Exploration of the Hidden & Hard-to-see
Saturday, September 15, 2018 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. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sat 15 Sep
WHAT YOU SEE AND WHAT YOU DON’T SEE
Saturday, September 15, 2018 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. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 16 Sep
WORLD WAR I AND THE END OF THE GILDED AGE
Sunday, September 16, 2018 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this tour explores how Gilded Age extravagance withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations Required. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sat 22 Sep
WORLD WAR I AND THE END OF THE GILDED AGE
Saturday, September 22, 2018 01:00 PM
Staatsburgh State Historic Site
(845) 889-8851

Commemorating the centennial years of World War I, this tour explores how Gilded Age extravagance withered away in the cataclysm of the Great War. Reservations Required. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 23 Sep
WHAT YOU SEE AND WHAT YOU DON’T SEE. WHAT YOU SEE AND WHAT YOU DON’T SEE
Sunday, September 23, 2018 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. Cost: $10/Adults, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sat 29 Sep
AMERICA’S ELITE IN THE DOWNTON ABBEY ERA
Saturday, September 29, 2018 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 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. Cost: $10/Regular, $8/Seniors & Students, $5/Friends of Mills Mansion.
Registration: Required
Sun 30 Sep
SKULL AND BONES
Sunday, September 30, 2018 02:00 PM
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. Reservations required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost $2/child.

Registration: Required