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The Education Committee organizes programs and tours for the public. School groups, scout organizations, senior groups and organizations can arrange private group tours.

GreeleyWalkingTour

WALKING TOUR OF GREELEY'S FARM

Walk through parts of Greeley's original farm and learn about the legacy the Greeley family had on Chappaqua. Did you know Horace Greeley's farm was 78 acres in what is now downtown? Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as there are moderate grades and pebbly paths. The tour is approximately 75 minutes. Limited to 20 people.

 

 

Appraisers                               ANTIQUES LECTURE  &  APPRAISAL SERIES

In January, the New Castle Historical Society and Chappaqua Library join together to present a three week series on Antiques. Each week the featured speaker leads a discussion on their area of expertise and offers verbal appraisals (two items per person.) Past speakers include experts in paintings, books, jewelry, coins, clocks & watches, glassware and more. 

 

OLD FASHIONED GAMES OF SUMMER   The Historical Society and Chappaqua Library offer a fun filled evening of games from summers past and colonial times. Join in and play Battledore, Graces, Blind-Man's Bluff, Nine Pins and quiet board games.

HOLIDAY CRAFTS   Children and their families make old-fashioned holiday crafts including paper snowflakes, potpourri sachets and paper chains.  Everyone will take home a few and add a few t0 decorate the Horace Greeley House Christmas Tree.

MuseumDayMUSEUM DAY AT THE LIBRARY

An open house event at the Chappaqua Library with hands on activities for families. Community historical societies, museums and cultural organizations participate with take home crafts and projects.

 

 

 ValentinesTesVALENTINE'S TEA

Make a Victorian valentine before enjoying a formal Victorian Tea in the dining room of the      Horace Greeley House. This program is co-sponsored by the Chappaqua Library.

 PROGRAMS WITH OUR SCHOOLS

Al-teachingSecond Grade Tours of the Greeley House during which students learn about local history

Eighth Grade Science – The History of Horace Greeley, Chappaqua and its Waters

Independent Research Opportunities for high school students

Our Program Dates and  Lectures will be noted on the website calendar 

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