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Chapter Sponsors American History Essay Contests in County Schools

September is back to school, and that means it is time for DAR History Essay Contests. The Hendrick Hudson Chapter, NSDAR is sponsoring two competitions which are open to all students in local public, private or parochial schools, as well as those who are homeschooled. The American History Essay Contest is open to students in grades 5 through 8. The topic for… Continue reading Chapter Sponsors American History Essay Contests in County Schools

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Speaker Series: Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman on Constitution Day, Saturday, September 17, 11:15am

On September 17, on Constitution Day, the Hendrick Hudson DAR Chapter will hold its first Speaker Series program of the 2022-2023 year at the Sheffield (MA) Historical Society. On September 17th in 1787 the US Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. Bearing direct relation to the Constitution is the celebrated Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman story, which transpired in Sheffield. Freeman's bold actions, drawing on… Continue reading Speaker Series: Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman on Constitution Day, Saturday, September 17, 11:15am

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Historic Robert Jenkins House Open House: Sat Sept 10, 1-4 pm

The Historic Robert Jenkins House at 113 Warren Street in Hudson holds another of this summer's tour days on Saturday, September 10th, 1-4pm. The 1811 house, built by proprietor Robert Jenkins, is on the National Register of Historic Places as Nationally Significant and is in the Front Street-Parade Hill-Lower Warren Street Historic District. The house is… Continue reading Historic Robert Jenkins House Open House: Sat Sept 10, 1-4 pm