ICYMI: Peterboro UMC invites public to Black History Month service

The Peterboro United Methodist Church is having a special service of worship in observance of Black History Month at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in the sanctuary at 5240 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro. Rev. Christiane Depestre invites all to attend this significant event.

The guest speaker will be Norman K. Dann, Ph.D., who […]

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 […]

Peterboro Heritage Season Begins

The Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark will hold its annual birthday celebration for abolitionist Gerrit Smith at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at the Smithfield Community Center, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro. The program is free and open to the public.

In 2013 the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark will celebrate Greene […]

Honoring Native American Month: Joanne Shenandoah Tribute Concert to Chief Skenandoa

In honor of Native American Month and her ancestor Chief Skenandoa, singer, composer and guitarist Joanne Shenandoah will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at Madison Hall in Morrisville to benefit the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark in Peterboro.

(Morrisville, NY – Nov. 2012) In honor of Native American Month and her ancestor Chief […]

Equality Weekend is This Month

On Aug. 25 author Penny Colman will discuss and sign her book Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: A Friendship That Changed the World at the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark in Peterboro. Colman will highlight the friendship between Stanton and her cousin Gerrit Smith of Peterboro, whom she once called “the sage […]

Heritage Season Opens with Birthday Party

 

Norman K. Dann, PhD, arranges materials behind Gerrit Smith’s Land Office for an Annual Peterboro Civil War Weekend event. Dann, a Smith biographer, will present Gerrit Smith and the Civil War at Smith’s birthday party Saturday, March 3.

Children reenactors pose in front of General Store at an Annual Peterboro Civil […]