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Staatsburgh State Historic Site

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75 Mills Mansion Dr. #1
Staatsburg, NY United States

January 2021

Staatsburgh in the Winter

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Dr. #1
Staatsburg, NY United States
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The winter months were a unique time for Staatsburgh during the Gilded Age. Follow staff on a guided walk discussing the winter-time fun from the turn of the century. Using historic photos and oral histories, the tour will show to visitors how the Edwardians spent a day in the snow. Along the way, complete our winter scavenger hunt - fun for all ages! The Mills family enjoyed several outdoor activities along the Hudson River - activities we still enjoy today,…

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When Ice Came from the River: Ice Harvesting in the Gilded Age

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Dr. #1
Staatsburg, NY United States
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A century ago, the village of Staatsburg was one of the leading sites for ice harvesting in the Hudson Valley. Join staff as they explore the local history of this once thriving industry through the Mills' country estate, Staatsburgh. Using historic photos and oral histories, the tour will show just how ice was brought out of the frozen river and the impact it had on the community. Local businesses, including the Mills family, employed thousands of workers and harvested hundreds…

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