New York State’s Path Through History Weekend

When:
June 17, 2017 all-day America/New York Timezone
2017-06-17T00:00:00-04:00
2017-06-18T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Fuller Mountain
70 Bowen Rd
Warwick, NY 10990
USA
Cost:
$5 donation
Contact:
arwick Historical Society and the Warwick American Legion and VFW.
845.986.3236, ext 106

Warwick, NY (WHS) – Discover the people and places that helped shape Warwick’s history on the weekend of June 17 and 18. The Warwick Historical Society is participating in New York State’s Path Through History Weekend celebrating the state’s rich heritage. The Society will be holding a variety of events over the weekend to celebrate Warwick

On Sunday, June 18 join us at 2pm for an interpretive hike of Fuller Mountain, a preserve maintained by the Orange County Land Trust, stretches from north of Black Rock Road in Warwick to the New Jersey border. From Fuller’s Brook, through the forests, to the summit overlooking the scenic valley, discover why Fuller Mountain attracted Native American tribes, colonial settlers & Revolutionary War soldiers. The preserve is located at 70 Bowen Road, Warwick, NY. There is a suggested $5 donation for the hike. This is moderate walk and is appropriate for all ages. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring sunscreen and water.

On both Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19 come out to the A.W. Buckbee Center for a “Salute to Veterans.” This museum quality, military history exhibit is a collaboration between the Warwick Historical Society and the Warwick American Legion and VFW. The exhibit featured military memorabilia from the Revolutionary War to modern day. All exhibit items have been donated by local veterans and their families. Also on display is a collection of paintings by local artist Robert Fletcher. The exhibit is open 9am-5pm both days and is free to the public.

Registration is recommended for the hike but not required. To register or for more information please call Lisa-Ann Weisbrod, Executive Director of the Warwick Historical Society at 845-986-3236, ext 106.

Founded in 1906, the Warwick Historical Society’s mission has been to preserve and celebrate the vibrant history of the Town of Warwick and its people, and engage our communities through a variety of programs aimed at developing an understanding and appreciation of our unique historic heritage.

For more information, or to become a member of the Warwick Historical Society, please call 845.986.3236, ext 106 or visit www.whsny.org.

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