Peterboro Ornithon Turns 150

The front the Ornithon, or Bird House, that Greene Smith built in Peterboro in 1863. In recognition of the 150th anniversary of the unusual building, Norman K. Dann will present a program on Smith and his private bird museum at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2013 at the site of the Bird House on the […]

Civil War Weekend Observes Sesquicentennial

(Peterboro, NY – June 2012) The 20th annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend has finalized the Sesquicentennial 2012 program schedule for June 9 and 10. Activities include a children’s area, Civil War authors, Civil War Heritage Foundation, Civil War round tables, demonstrators, domestic encampment, food concessions, Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark; military Civil […]