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Mesier Homestead and Museum Guided Tours

Date/Time

Jun 9, 2019
01:00 PM until 05:00 PM

Description

Mesier Homestead and Museum Offers Free Guided Tours

Volunteer-lead guided tours of the Mesier Homestead, offered by the Wappingers Historical Society. Come learn about the early history of the Mesier Homestead, beginning in 1741 when a Dutchman and his son settled here, built the first stone house in the village and developed mills along the Wappingers Creek. Discover the story of Peter Mesier, a Tory loyalist, his store and the Wappingers Tea Party of 1777. Explore the Victorian Era-styled rooms of the Homestead and their displays of local antiquities, and see a portion of our collection of Native American artifacts.

Mesier Homestead is located at 2 Spring Street Wappingers Falls. Tours are offered on the second Sunday of the month, through December. Tours are offered every 1/2 hour beginning at 1pm. Last tour at 3:30pm. Tours last approximately 45 minutes. First floor of the Homestead is wheel-chair accessible. 

Cost: Free - There is no cost for admission, however donations are gratefully accepted. Gift Shop onsite featuring local history books, children's items and artwork.  

For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/WappingersHistoricalSociety/ or email tours@wappingershistorical.org or call 845-632-1281.   Group tours available mid-week by request

Cost

Free

Location

View map Mesier Homestead
2 Spring Street
Wappingers Falls, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Wappingers Historical Society

Phone

845-632-1281

Contact name

Christina Ungar

Contact email

tours@wappingershistorical.org

County:

Dutchess

Neighborhood:

Wappingers Falls

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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