The Patterson Inn Museum and office will be closed on
Friday, April 3, 2015 and will reopen on Monday April 6, 2015
War of Independence Re-enactment Weekend
April 11 & 12
The event is open to the
public on Saturday from 12:00-4:00pm and Sunday from 12:00-2:00pm. The 1st NY McCrackens Company will
demonstrate drilling, an encampment area and a firearms display. The McCrackens Company will host two lectures
discussing the dress of a revolutionary soldier and the soldiers of the
McCracken Company. The Patterson Inn will be open for visitors. Soup, bread and water will be available on
site. For further information you can
send an e-mail at PattersonInnMuseum@stny.rr.com or call 937-5281.
Mark Your Calendars for April 14th!
The Corning Painted Post Historical Society has a very exciting announcement to make. Please join us on April 14th, 12-4pm. Free admission, demonstrations and light hors d’oeuvres. The announcement will be made at 2pm. We hope you will be able to join us
I'm Going to Sit at the Welcome Table: Gospel Music and
the African American Community in Corning
OPENING JULY 15!
April 6, 13, 20, 27
Call for details! 607-937-5281
Sleepy Hollow Bus Trip
Saturday June 6
We depart at 6am from the Corning Painted Post Historical Society Day trip to Sleepy Hollow Saturday June 6. We depart at 6am from the Corning Painted Post Historical Society and arrive in Sleepy Hollow for a tour of Kykuit- the Rockefeller estate. On the grounds of Phillipsburg Manor we then enjoy a beautiful boxed lunch and have a little time for the gift shop. We then tour Phillipsburg Manor- a 1750s town. Our next stop is to Sunnyside – Washington Irving’s home. Next is dinner at the The River Grill and then we return to Corning arriving about 10:30pm.
The tour is quickly filling up. Contact the office to sign up right away! Cost is $200 per person members, $250 per person not yet members.and arrive in Sleepy Hollow for a tour of Kykuit- the Rockefeller estate. On the grounds of Phillipsburg Manor we then enjoy a beautiful boxed lunch and have a little time for the gift shop. We then tour Phillipsburg Manor- a 1750s town. Our next stop is to Sunnyside – Washington Irving’s home. Next is dinner at the The River Grill and then we return to Corning arriving about 10:30pm.
The tour is quickly filling up. Contact the office to sign up right away! Cost is $200 per person members, $250 per person not yet members.
Call now to register!
Backyard Beekeeping: This new guild is going
to cover the ins and outs of keeping bees. It will meet monthly and cover
various topics. Back yard bee keeping seems to be growing in popularity throughout
the world, especially with the many problems occurring with hive die off.
The next meeting is April 21 at 6:30pm
Hearth Cooking Guild: Our
cooks meet every Friday in January, February, and March. The guild selects
historic recipes and cooks them over our historic hearth in the Patterson Inn.
One of the best perks about this is after slaving over a hot hearth- we then
enjoy a delicious lunch!
Quilting Guild: Meets
monthly. This guild works on various projects to sell and raffle for the
museum. Many different quilting patterns are explored. Next meeting is
March 30 at 10:15am
Sewing Guild: We will
work on various projects for the museum, for example: historic children's
outfits for children to try on throughout the museum grounds. Next meeting is March 9.
Blacksmithing Guild: Meetings will begin late March 2015 as weather permits. Two, fee based, introductory classes or a predetermined level of competency is required before joining the blacksmith guild. (classes are scheduled from April 1st to
November 15th). We will be working on various projects from beginner through
Our new joiner's shop is the perfect atmosphere for creating traditional items
using antique tools and early 19th century methods.
Heirloom Gardening: We
have a beautiful heirloom kitchen garden and herb garden at the Patterson Inn Museum. We
will be meeting in the spring to discuss how the group will work throughout the
growing season. The first meeting will be March 5 at 10:15am.
If any of these guilds are of interest to you or someone you know please
call the office, 607-937-5281 and leave your name, phone number, and email
(if you have one) and we will contact you with more information.
Experience an American Story
Painted Post - Erwin Museum at the Depot
Summer Hours for Erwin depot are
Call 607-937-5281 for Special Appointments.
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