Giving Tuesday and Beyond

  As we head into the 2017 holiday season, and focus on what we consider important to ourselves and our family, we ask for your assistance in spreading the word about the Warwick Historical Society. As a nonprofit, we rely 100% on the generosity of our members. Tuesday, November 28th is #GivingTuesday, a global initiative [...]

By | 2017-11-29T10:35:27+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Giving Tuesday|0 Comments

Nov 7: Building Compassion: A Community Conversation for Kids

Building Compassion: A Community Conversation for Kids Posted on October 31, 2017 by Warwick Dispatch        The Warwick Historical Society, located in the A.W. Buckbee Center at 2 Colonial Ave. in Warwick, in partnership with Family Central, will host “Building Compassion: A Community Conversation for Kids” on Tues., Nov. 7. Two sessions will be offered: a morning session [...]

By | 2017-11-01T23:44:14+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Nov 11: Veterans Day Remembrance

Commemoration: A Veteran's Day Observance at the Old School Baptist Meeting House Thursday, November 9th at 6pm The Warwick Historical Society is partnering with Warwick Valley Post 4662, VFW and American Legion Post 214 to present Commemoration: A Veteran's Day Observance on Thursday, November 9th at 6pm at the Old School Baptist Meeting House on [...]

By | 2017-11-08T11:41:59+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Veterans Day|0 Comments

Nov 12: Annual Wine, Cheese, and Jazz Event

Come paint the town at the Warwick Historical Society's Annual Wine, Cheese and Jazz at the AW Buckbee Center, 2 Colonial Avenue in Warwick. The Society has partnered with the Village of Warwick to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Village at the event. All attendees will receive a commemorative 150th Anniversary etched wine [...]

By | 2017-11-01T23:12:15+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Entertainment|0 Comments

Nov 12: Second Sunday Conversation: Spirits of Local Agriculture

Second Sunday Conversation: Spirits of Local Agriculture In celebration of the Village's Sesquicentennial present: Second Sunday Conversation A series of informal and entertaining talks November 12th Old School Baptist Meeting House 12:00-2:00 pm Spirits of Local Agriculture a panel discussion on Warwick's Wineries, Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries

By | 2017-11-08T11:55:36+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Shingle Diggers Blog 3

The Shingle Dig crew: Jim, Dot, Mike, Vicki, and George (Sherry not present) The Shingle Dig team continued working at Baird’s Tavern. We did considerable digging in Baird’s yard where the shed had been removed and a large assortment of artifacts were found. However, we were surprised to uncover an old well under [...]

By | 2016-12-01T11:49:20+00:00 December 1st, 2016|Education|0 Comments

Shingle Diggers’ Blog 2

The Shingle Diggers team of George Knight, Mike, Jim, Vicki, and  Dot  worked tirelessly during the hot days of summer, but actually enjoyed the challenges faced each day.  Each day was interesting, productive, and usually presented mysteries. The cistern we found in July is situated very close to the house.  Since plans are to have [...]

By | 2016-10-20T16:23:26+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Education|0 Comments

WVCSD receives Library of Congress grant for teacher training in the use of historical records and artifacts

September 6, 2016 The Warwick Valley Central School District has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Library of Congress to provide teacher training on integrating TPS (Teaching with Primary Sources) into the classroom during the 2016-2017 school year. Members of the Warwick Historical Society Education Team are, from R to L, Mary Ann Knight, librarian Sue [...]

By | 2016-10-20T16:23:26+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Education|0 Comments

Shingle Diggers Blog

Welcome to the "Shingle Diggers" Blog of 2016. We hope to keep you informed about the progress being made at the Shingle House archaeological dig.  In 2015 some  walls of the buried stone house, a cistern, and the indication of a possible fireplace were found along with an enormous amount of artifacts. The Dig, under [...]

By | 2016-10-20T16:23:26+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Shingle House|0 Comments