Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, Putnam County, NY —famous for its views of the Hudson River, restored Neoclassical mansion, renowned design collection, exhibitions, and community programs — has launched a meadow restoration project with horticulturalist and designer Larry Weaner and landscape architecture firm Reed Hilderbrand. [Read more…] about Boscobel Launches Meadow Restoration Project
On October 24th at Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY, Greater Hudson Heritage Network will hold their annual one-day conference. This year’s theme is “Taking Care” and exploring what well-being for museum workers means. [Read more…] about Greater Hudson Heritage Network Conference Set For October 24th
Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s Awards for Excellence program seeks to recognize and commend exceptional efforts among the Network’s members. Awards are made to projects that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the historic scene, material culture, and diversity of the region. [Read more…] about Greater Hudson Heritage Network 2023 Excellence Awards Announced
The New York State Council of the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network Grant Program now offer three opportunities for collecting institutions in New York State including Conservation Treatment Grants, Preservation Supplies Grants, and Site Assessment Grants. [Read more…] about Conservation Grant Awardees Announced
Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY will celebrate the bald eagle‘s return to the Hudson River Valley after being on the brink of extinction, with eagle viewings on Saturdays, February 5th and 12th. [Read more…] about Spot Bald Eagles Events in Garrison, NY on Saturdays in February
On December 31, 2019, Barnabas McHenry is set to retire from his role as Chair of the Board of Directors at Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, where he has served with distinction as a trustee since 1964.
Upon McHenry’s retirement, longstanding Board members Alexander Reese and Arnold S. Moss will serve as Acting Co-Chairs until the Board votes in a new Chair at its annual meeting in April 2020. [Read more…] about Boscobel Board Chair to Retire
This winter break, Boscobel House and Gardens is set to offer activities for parents and their children while they are off school. Winter Break takes place on Thursday, December 26 and Friday, December 27.
On each day at 9:30 am and then again at 1 pm, Museum Educator Lisa DiMarzo will give families a fun flashlight tour of the mansion. Kids of all ages can enjoy hunting for gingerbread kids throughout the Historic House Museum, then join in a craft activity geared toward the season. [Read more…] about Winter Break for Families at Boscobel
The Boscobel House and Gardens is set to bring back their Twilight Tours this holiday season, beginning on November 29th. With the candlelit mansion decorated for 19th-century holidays and resonating with live, period string music performed by the Greater Newburgh Symphony Quintet, Twilight Tours offer a unique way ot experience Boscobel House and Gardens. [Read more…] about Twilight Holiday Tours At Boscobel House and Gardens
At the time of Boscobel Mansion’s construction in the early 19th century in Garrison, NY, the apple was America’s most important fruit, with thousands of varieties. Boscobel’s Apple Orchard features some of those heirloom varieties along some newer ones, all of which are prized today. [Read more…] about Boscobel’s Heritage Applefest Set For October 6th
The Boscobel House and Gardens in partnership with The Living History Education Foundation are set to present General Washington on the Hudson: The Battle of Stony Point, on Sunday, August 25 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Visited can see General George Washington inspect his troops, hear President Abraham Lincoln address his army, and experience a Parrott rifled cannon — originally forged in Cold Spring at the West Point Foundry — shooting across the Hudson River.