The latest episode of the Crossroads of Rockland History podcast explored “Getting There: Rivers, Roads, Rails,” the new exhibition opening at the The Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives on April 23rd, 2023. Mary Cardenas, Orangetown Historian and museum director; Elizabeth Skrabonja, exhibition curator; and Steve Schwinn, member of the Board of the Friends of the Orangetown Museum were the guests. [Read more…] about Getting There: Rivers, Roads, Rails Exhibit in Rockland County
Orangetown Historical Museum
On the July 2022 episode of Crossroads of Rockland History, the new exhibition at the Orangetown Historical Museum and Archive entitled “The Orangetown Memory Project.” Members of the museum staff (Mary Cardenas, Elizabeth Skrabonja and Stefanie D’Erasmo) joined Clare Sheridan to discuss the exhibition, which uses artifacts and archives from the Orangetown Museum’s permanent collection to discover how finding out about our past adds immeasurable value to our daily lives. [Read more…] about Orangetown Memory Project on Rockland History Podcast
The April 2020 “Crossroads of Rockland History” podcast features Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives. The museum had planned to open a new exhibition, “Orangetown Suffragists,” on April 19.
Although the opening had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Clare Sheridan interviewed Orangetown Historian Mary Cardenas and Orangetown Museum Curator Elizabeth Skrabonja about their efforts to research the fight Orangetown women undertook to win the right to vote. They discussed the fascinating women’s suffrage movement within the context of how women lived and were perceived at the time and the legacy that lives on today in Orangetown as we celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. [Read more…] about Orangetown Suffragists: A Rockland Co History Podcast