Deposit Historical Society
All events are free and are at the Deposit Historical Society Museum
unless otherwise noted.
----------------------------------For your reference, a schedule of events for 2015, is listed below. As always, all events are free and are at the Deposit Historical Society Museum.
Check back here from time to time for updates or changes.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM: Don MacKinnon, a newcomer to Deposit, will present “A Slide Presentation of Paintings and Sculpture”.
MacKinnon, gifted in the arts, is a graduate of and a former professor at The Pratt Institute.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.: Annual Folk Art and Craft Fair at the Museum.
Come and enjoy the craftsmen’s wares, good food, a 50/50 raffle, and museum items including publications and tiles. Music will be by the West Branch Ramblers.
Sunday, May 24, 2015: Museum Opens for the 2015 Season
Museum hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Come and enjoy one of Delaware County’s finest museums.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7:30 PM: Vicky House, Oxford Historian, will present "Covered Bridges and Their Role in the Civil War"
Ms. House will speak on covered bridges and their functions to both the North and the South during the Civil War. She will present the program with both storyboards and slides.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM: Gerald Smith, Binghamton City and Broome County Historian, will present “Baby Boomer Memories, Growing up in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s in Broome County.”
If you remember Mr. Peanut, Fowler’s at Christmas, and Woolworth’s five and dime, then you were a part of that wonderful generation. Watch for Smith’s columns in the “Binghamton Press”.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM: Brown Bread and Baked Bean Sale on Front Street during the Deposit Days Lumberjack Festival
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM: Scott Payne does a presentation on “The Life of Thomas ’Stonewall ’ Jackson: Soldier of the Cross.”
Friday, September 18, 2015 at 7:30 PM: The Museum will present “Vintage Clothing of Deposit’s Past, a Fashion Show”
The show is the brainchild of our curator, Ellen Jogo, and it will be narrated with anecdotes and history by Kay Hoban. Don’t miss this! It’s a rare peek at fashions of days gone by.
Sunday October 11, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM: Annual Harvest Pie Sale. Look for us on Front Street during Octoberfest
Sunday, October 11, 2015 (Columbus Day Sunday):
The Museum closes for the season at 4:00 PM. The Research Library will still be open on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 AM until about noon. Call ahead of time to be sure, or to make an appointment. Phone (607)467-4422.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM: Chuck D’Imperio presents “The Unknown Museums of Upstate New York”
Chuck, an Oneonta radio broadcaster and an avid on the road historian, speaks enthusiastically of his passion for finding hidden treasures that are easy to miss, but so good to find.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM: Annual Christmas Open House
Join us as we celebrate the holidays with the Holdrege family singers prividing music for Christmas time. We’ll be decked out for the season and ready to provide refreshments. Come, and invite a friend or relative for a wonderful afternoon.
More Info at http://www.deposithistoricalsociety.org