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October 2018

NCHS Sponsored Lecture. New York State Archivist Thomas Ruller Presents “Remembering New York’s role in the Great War”

October 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Millwood Fire House, 100 Millwood Rd.
Millwood, NY 10546 United States
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NCHS Sponsored Lecture: "Poets can be soldiers: Remembering New York’s role in the Great War" by New York State Archivist Thomas Ruller November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of hostilities of World War I, the Great War.  New Yorkers played a major role in the war effort, both overseas in the trenches and at home.  Thomas Ruller, New York State Archivist will present on New York’s contributions to the war effort, highlighting the stories of several…

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November 2018

Spirits Around Town — Museum open late!

November 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

On Friday, November 9th, the NCHS Museum will be open from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, as we participate in the Chappaqua–Millwood Chamber of Commerce's "Spirits Around Town." Swirl, Sniff, Sip & Enjoy! Several merchants in Chappaqua will be open late -- enjoy a few drinks, browse our local stores, and get some holiday shopping done while you socialize!  

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December 2018

Exhibition on View, A Stitch in Time: Needlework from Westchester, 1774 to the Present

December 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - July 31, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Exhibition on view Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, from 1 pm - 4 pm, and by appointment. The NCHS’s exhibition, A Stitch in Time: Needlework from Westchester, 1774 to the Present, traces the artistry and social history of Westchester girls and women through needlework, from the colonial era to modern day. The exhibition focuses on the how and why of needlework: the techniques used, the skill and creativity exhibited, and the different ways in which the pieces represent evolving societal…

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NWAG Annual Art Show and Boutique

December 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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In addition to the New Castle Historical Society's annual holiday activities, we are excited to be the location of the Northern Westchester Artist Guild’s Annual Art Show and Boutique (Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd). Stop by the Greeley House to shop for unique holiday presents and works of art - created by local artists!    

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Holiday Wine Around Town — Museum open late!

December 7, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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On Friday, December 7th, the NCHS Museum will be open from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, as we participate in the Chappaqua–Millwood Chamber of Commerce’s “Wine Around Town.” Swirl, Sniff, Sip & Enjoy! Several merchants in Chappaqua will be open late — enjoy a few drinks, browse our local stores, and get some holiday shopping done while you socialize!    

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January 2019

Workshop – Create 19th Century Tin-Punch Decorations

January 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Workshop Brighten up your winter days by attending the New Castle Historical Society's Tin-Punch Decorating Workshop! For children (ages 6 & older) and adults. Throughout the 1700s and 1800s, tinners, also known as tinsmiths or tinkers, used pieces of iron covered in tin to craft everyday objects such as lanterns, cupboards, footwarmers, colanders, scoops, and cooking utensils. Using hammers or mallets, they would curve and bend the tin. Today, tin-punch is often used in decorative pieces for the home. Workshop…

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February 2019

Victorian Valentine’s Day Tea & Crafts Party

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Please join us for a special Victorian Tea at the Horace Greeley House on Saturday, February 9th, with seating availability at 11 am and 1 pm.  The afternoon will include Victorian tea, snacks, crafts, and a tour! Recommended for ages 6 - 12. Parents may register their children by visiting the online registration page here: https://www.eventbrite.com A special thank you to our co-sponsor, the Chappaqua Library Children's Room!

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April 2019

NCHS’s 53rd Annual Meeting

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Chappaqua, NY, 191 South Greeley Avenue
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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Sunday, April 28th, 2 pm Guest Speaker Monica Randall Author of Phantoms of the Hudson Valley, The Glorious Estates of a Lost Era The New Castle Historical Society cordially invites you to its 53rd Annual Meeting, Sunday April 28th, 2019, from 2 pm - 4 pm at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin (191 South Greeley Ave. Chappaqua, NY) Guest Speaker: Monica Randall, author of Phantoms of the Hudson Valley, The Glorious Estates of a Lost Era Phantoms of the Hudson Valley captures…

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May 2019

Castles of New Castle House Tour – 2019

May 16

The house tour is the perfect Mother's Day gift, day-excursion with friends, or special-day for yourself! Experience a memorable, fun-filled day while contributing to the preservation of local history. New Castle Historical Society’s Annual “Castles of New Castle” House Tour Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Featuring Several Homes & Gardens in the Town of New Castle On the day of the tour, lunch will be available at several Town of New Castle restaurants for a 15%…

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June 2019

Ice Cream Social & Summer Games

June 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Horace Greeley House, 100 King Street
Chappaqua, NY 10514 United States
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  Kickoff summer and the end of school year with historic games and ice cream at the Greeley House   Make your own Victorian ice cream ~ Play Colonial and Victorian games Please register here: www.eventbrite.com Walk-ins are also welcome. All ages are encouraged to attend. Suggested $5 donation per person.   Rain or Shine

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