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Where were you in the 1960’s? What do you remember most from this decade – about your home & family, the music & food, transportation, technology, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, and hippies? Do you have a favorite memory from Chappaqua or Millwood during this ever-changing decade? Getting ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2016, the New Castle Historical Society will present a program at the Chappaqua Library on the history of the organization and its relationship to…Find out more »
For this fall’s trip we will be visiting the famous Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC! Originally saved from scrapping in 1978, the Intrepid was opened as a military and maritime history museum in 1982. This impressive vessel served tours of duty in World War II and the Vietnam war. Following the Intrepid, we will be having a delicious meal at Gossip Restaurant, located on 9th Avenue. Fill out the form below to choose your entrée! While visiting…Find out more »
On Thursday evening, November 5, the historical society and the Chappaqua Public Library will jointly sponsor a book talk at the library by Hugh Howard, author of Houses of Civil War America. This wide-ranging survey, lavishly illustrated with photographs by Roger Straus III, includes familiar sites such as Lincoln’s home in Springfield, Illinois, and Robert E. Lee’s mansion, Arlington, now the centerpiece of the national cemetery. But it also covers less familiar and more modest homes such as Stonewall Jackson’s…Find out more »
**SAVE THE DATE** The New Castle Historical Society presents “We’re Almost 50!” A Kickoff Party in Celebration of Our Upcoming 50th Anniversary Saturday, November 14, 2015 6:30 pm — 8:30 pm Buffet dinner, Beer & Wine, Door Prizes, and “Last Man Standing” Cash Raffle Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/were-almost-50-tickets-18766925379 Sponsors Hilltop Wines & Spirits | COUTUREDossier | Desires by Mikolay Korth & Shannahan | Family Britches | Houlihan & Lawrence |Nicolaysen Agency Kittle House | Chappaqua Paint & Hardware | Emmary Day Spa | ICD…Find out more »
The NCHS is delighted to announce the return of Yulia Omelich for her third talk about fashion. Her past subjects were Coco Chanel and the history of Hermes Scarves, but this time she turns to the present day with “Gold In Your Closet- Fashion Becomes Investment.” Yulia, the proprietor of COUTUREDossier in Chappaqua was recently titled, “Westchester’s Luxury Fashion Portfolio Manager.” In her warm, personal style, she will give her audience sound fashion advice to help women make choices that…Find out more »
Each year the New Castle Historical Society hosts the Holiday Open House, Old Fashioned Crafts Workshop and the community’s Tree Lighting celebration at the Horace Greeley House, the Society’s headquarters and museum. This year, we will have another exciting addition to the activities – a “Gold in Your Attic” Special Holiday Sale @ the Greeley House! Please join us at the Horace Greeley House on Saturday, December 5th, 2015 beginning at 1:00 pm for an array of holiday activities! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________…Find out more »