Category: History

Kinderhook History Walk Series: ‘Changes of the 20th Century’, Jul 25

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The Kinderhook Memorial Library continues it’s History Walk series with ‘Changes of the 20th Century’. Like many rural villages, throughout the 1900’s, Kinderhook went through cycles of gaining and losing population. Using Ralph Duck’s seminal book, Kinderhook and Its People, as a partial reference point, Historians Sally and Bruce Naramore will discuss some of the many changes that took place in the Village during the 20th Century.

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 / 6pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Memorial Library
18 Hudson Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106 

MORE:
kinderhooklibrary.org/
facebook.com/KinderhookWalks/

 

 

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Kinderhook History Walk, Jul 18

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The Kinderhook Memorial Library presents it’s next History Walk in their series. This walk will focus on Martin Van Buren.

To present day, Martin Van Buren is still our only president to speak English as a second language. With the guidance of staff from the Martin Van Buren national Historic Site, the walk will explore Van Buren’s Dutch heritage. This event is part of the Dutch Heritage Week, which is taking place July 12-19, in the Village of Kinderhook.

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, July 18, 2019 / 6pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Memorial Library
18 Hudson Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106 

MORE:
kinderhooklibrary.org/
facebook.com/KinderhookWalks/

 

 

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Dutch Heritage Week in Kinderhook Village

A village-wide Dutch Heritage Celebration with food, tours, paint your own Dutch-Style tile, and more.

Here is the schedule for the rest of the week:

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DATE/TIME:
Friday, July 12 – Friday, July 19 2019

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Village Square
Intersection of Route 9 & Hudson Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106 

 

MORE:
villageofkinderhook.org

 

 

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Kinderhook History Walk, Jul 11

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The Kinderhook Memorial Library presents Stories of the Village “Square” – Ruth Piwonka and Kate Johnson, the Village and Town Hitorians respectfully, will draw upon the history of the town squares and greens in general as they talk about the changing character of this particular spot over the years, the artifacts ornamenting its green space, and the buildings surrounding the square.

DATE/TIME:
Thursday, July 11, 2019 / 6pm

LOCATION:
Kinderhook Memorial Library
18 Hudson Street
Kinderhook, NY 12106 

 

MORE:
kinderhooklibrary.org/
facebook.com/KinderhookWalks/

 

 

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Happy 4th of July!

Have a happy, and safe Independence Day!

Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free, and independent states.

 

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