Sat26May2018Sun27May20189 am - 4 pmCreek Meeting House
Get ready for summer by cleaning out those closets—and help the Clinton Historical Society at the same time. Items can be left on the porch of the Creek Meeting House. Please note donations will not be accepted after Thursday, May 24.
Fri01Jun20187:30 pmCreek Meeting House
1777 Then and Now--History and Its Implications
by Hon. Albert Rosenblatt
Judge Rosenblatt will speak about the political, social and cultural events occurring in 1777, the year the Creek Meeting House was dedicated.
Fri07Sep20187:30 pmCreek Meeting House
Kevin Oldenburg, a National Park Ranger at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum will speak about the Civilian Conservation Corp. The CCC was a public work relief program that operated during the Great Depression. The CCC was a major part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal that provided unskilled manual labor jobs related to the conservation and development of natural resources in rural lands owned by federal, state, and local governments. The CCC was designed to provide jobs for young men and to relieve families who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression in the United States.
Fri05Oct20187:30 pmCreek Meeting House
William "Chip" Holman of the William Holman Gallery, NYC, will speak about Rhinebeck artist Olin Dows. Dows was a combat artist during World War II who documented Army activities in the European theater. In 1940 Dows was commissioned to paint murals depicting local history in the Rhinebeck post office In 1941 Dows painted scenes of professions and industries in the Hyde Park post office. Olin Dows died in 1981 in Rhinebeck.
Fri02Nov20187:30 pmCreek Meeting House
2018 has been declared the "Year of the Veteran" in Dutchess County. Bill Jeffway, Executive Director of the Dutchess County Historical Society will present the DCHS traveling exhibit "Over Here", which highlights the contributions of Dutchess County's men, women, and children to the World War I effort. Craig Marshall, CHS Vice President will speak about World War I veterans from the Town of Clinton.