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Posted on: August 21, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Save the date: Colonial Day September 18

Learn about life in Greenburgh during colonial times by attending a free event sponsored by Friends of Odell House. And -help the Friends turn the historic Odell House into an interactive museum

Colonial Day  September 18th   SAVE the date

Wonder what colonial life was like in Greenburgh during Colonial times? 
  • Meet George Washington, Le Comte de Rochambeau, and Ben Franklin.

  • See military marching and drills by re-enactors of the 5th New York Regiment and the 1st Rhode Island Regiment.

  • Watch demonstrations of Colonial cooking, wool spinning, blacksmithing, children’s toys and more!

  • Learn about the role the  historic Odell house (located on Ridge Road) played in the encampment and its restoration progress.

  • The town acquired the property and is working with the Friends of  Odell House Rochambeau Headquarters turning this very historic property into a museum. 

September 18th, 12:00 to 5:00
Ridge Road Park, 287 Ridge Road, Hartsdale

2 sessions: Noon to 2:30 PM

2:30 to 5 PM

Click onto the link below for more information and to learn how you can support the efforts to turn unincorporated Greenburgh's most valuable historic property into a museum.  We envision a 21st century interactive museum, educating and entertaining visitors and preserving our proud history.  While the house is undergoing renovation the Friends have inventoried historic documents, furniture, fabrics and artifacts. Graduate students  have helped catalog the documents.  The Friends need funds, they need volunteers. They are doing an amazing job.

Advance registration required due to COVID

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