Benefit for Soule to be held April 7

Former Morrisville resident diagnosed with IPF

(Smithfield, NY – March 2013) There will be a benefit to help out Sandy (Burleigh) Soule and her family with the expenses that are mounting for her upcoming lung transplant at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.

There will be a baked ziti dinner held April 7 from noon to […]

Children’s Tea Combines Fun with History

(Peterboro, NY – March 2013) The In the Kitchen Committee at the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark in Peterboro is offering a tea for children 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Smithfield Community Center, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro.

The In the Kitchen Committee hosts the annual bloomer tea in September, and this […]

Women’s History Month Recognized

Pictured are Elizabeth Smith Miller and Anne F. Miller (Libby Anne) Peterboro’s women of history.

(Peterboro, NY – March 2013) Peterboro’s own Elizabeth Smith Miller, daughter of abolitionist Gerrit Smith, will be recognized with two events featuring her contribution to women’s health and safety with the creation of the bloomer costume.

The committee that organizes […]

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 […]

Watch Night for Emancipation in Peterboro

African Americans watch through the night of Dec. 31, 1862, for the coming of the Emancipation Proclamation that would deliver them from a life of physical bondage into a life of freedom Jan. 1, 1863. Peterboro will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Watch Night with programs and a watch fire Dec. 31 at […]

New Tea Brewing in the Kitchen

 

The Smithfield Community Center at 5255 Pleasant Valley Road will be transformed to a tea room for the Elizabeth Smith Miller In the Kitchen Teas Sept. 22 and 23.

Special table settings are created for each Elizabeth Smith Miller In the Kitchen Tea at the Smithfield Community Center.

(Peterboro, NY – Sept. […]

Civil War Music Marches into Madison for Sesquicentennial

(Earlville, Peterboro, NY – June 2012) Opportunities for families to join the observance of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War through music abound in Madison County in June. On Friday, June 8, at 7:30 p.m., at the Earlville Opera House 1892 Theatre on Main Street in Earlville, 11 New York musicians who have formed […]

Holstein History, Milk Bottles and Milking Machines

(Peterboro, Smithfield, NY – June 2012) The Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark will hold its third annual Holstein Heritage event at 2 p.m., Sunday, June 3, at the Smithfield Community Center, 5255 Pleasant Valley Road in Peterboro. Milton C. Sernett PhD. will present Peterboro: Cradle of the Holstein Breed. Sernett’s interest in the […]

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 […]