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2006 Special Vet's Day Program
2008-Walden in the Civil War
2009-Virtual Cemetery Tour
-Local Genealogy
2011-Author: Lisa Melville
-Civil War: Walden,CO. H
Washington Post article: Co H-2014
-Textile Industry in Walden
2014-Knifetown USA: Part I-
The New York Knife Company
2015-Old House Superstitions &
Treasures: Concealment Shoes
2016-Knifetown USA:
Parts II & III-
-Walden Knife Company
-& Schrade Cutlery
2017-Mail Call:
Letters from War

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The Historical Society of Walden & the Wallkill Valley



Closeup, Jacob T. Walden House on 1887 Walden Map
Close up--Library of Congress Map section showing the
Jacob T. Walden House at North Montgomery (Route 52) & Wait Streets, Walden, NY.


~ 2021 Partial Calendar ~
New Programs being added shortly.

Friday, July 23
See our table at the Farmers Market,
First Reformed Church, 2-6 p.m.
72 Scofield Street, Walden. Look for other upcoming dates.

Saturday, July 24

Tuesday, July 27, 5-9 PM
FRANCO's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
Dine in or Take Out. Please use Coupon below


Saturday, August 14, 11 - 1 PM
Headstone Cleaning Program - St. Andrews Cemetery
Plains Road at St. Andrews Road, Walden.
Very Limited Attendence - Please reserve your spot soon!


Saturday, August 28 - 2 PM
Chuck LaRocca returns to speak on the Porch of the Jacob T. Walden House
Bring a lawn chair

Wednesday, September 15 - 7:30 PM
A.J. Shenkman guests.
Local author & Gardiner Town Historian, A.J. will talk about his new book,
PATRIOTS AND SPIES at the Jacob T. Walden House


We THANK YOU for your patience as most programs and events were postponed last year and into 2021. We are grateful to be reopening,
with exciting new programs; opening our doors
with guest speakers and museum exhibits.

Trustees resumed meetings, now held on the First Thursday of each Month
The Trustees met several times durig 2020 with one outdoor meeting in July, and by phone and e-mail during the Covid-19 limitation period, continuing through April 2021. Work continues in the Archives, recording and organizing materials and in the Jacob T. Walden House where new museum exhibits have been added.

Events and General Meetings are usually held at the Jacob T. Walden House, 34 North Montgomery Street, Walden, Orange County, NY 12586 in April, May, June, September, October and November, unless otherwise noted. Date & time changes are in red.

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