Clermont State Historic Site invites families to the Children’s Walk, on Sunday, January 17th. Follow in the footsteps of the Livingston sisters, Janet and Honoria, as you explore some of the girls’ favorite places to play and explore. This will be a gentle walk for families, with treats.
PLEASE NOTE : Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.
Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Weather dependent.
DATE/TIME: Sunday, January 17, 2021 / 2pm
LOCATION: Clermont State Historic Site 1 Clermont Avenue Germantown, NY 12526
The Hudson Area Library presents ‘Raising the Dead: Tales from Hudson’s Crypts’ with Kelley Drahushuk on Saturday, October 24th at noon. This will be a special, socially-distanced guided tour of Cedar Park Cemetery.
As this is a walking tour, wear appropriate footwear & dress for the weather & conditions. You may encounter uneven ground, semi-steep hills, and mud and will not always be sticking to the paved pathways.
Mask wearing required at all times.
DATES/TIME: Saturday, October 24, 2020 / 12pm – 1:30pm (Rain Date: October 25)
LOCATION: Cedar Park Cemetery 20 Columbia Turnpike,
Hudson NY 12534
Meet at the cemetery office parking lot
ADMISSION: Free – Registration required
Participation is limited to 10.
Register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or
calling 518-828-1792 x101.
There’s so much fascinating history and heritage around Columbia County, and traces of the past may be found down every state highway and country road. While our museums are temporarily closed, let CCHS be your guide for these scenic road trips to explore everything from local legends to our most significant political, educational and religious sites. CCHS will be unveiling more road trips throughout the summer and fall, so check back here or subscribe to the email newsletter to stay up to date.
The Hudson Area Library is joining forces with three other libraries: Claverack Free Library, Philmont Public Library, and Roeliff-Jansen Community Library, to present two programs on our local river: Hudson River Estuary Basics, for adults and Eels! A Hudson River Fish & How We Can Save Them, a special Story Hour for children, ages 2-7
DATES/TIME: Hudson River Estuary Basics: Wednesday, September 9, 6-7:30pm Eels! A Hudson River Fish & How We Can Save Them: Friday, September 11, 10-11am.
In Hudson River Estuary Basics adults can learn about the tides, saltwater and freshwater, and geography of the Hudson River; a tidal river with maritime and river environments that begins in the Adirondacks at Lake Tear of Clouds and eventually drains into the Atlantic Ocean at New York Harbor. There will be a question and answer period after Aidan’s talk. To access this event via Zoom, click here.
As a special Story Hour for the four libraries in Eels! A Hudson River Fish & How We Can Save Them Aidan will discuss the life cycle and migration of eels and how children can be citizen scientists in observing eels and helping their chances of survival in our river. To access this event via Zoom, click here.
Join Friends of Clermont for History Hour on the Main Porch, this Saturday, July 25th at 11am and 1pm. Costumed interpreters will read a selection of picture books, covering the Hudson Valley’s history from colonial times to the early 20th century. Different stories will be read at each story hour. A wonderful outing for families! Our youngest visitors are invited to join us in costume. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.