AUSTERLITZ CELEBRATES ITS BICENTENNIAL ON JUNE 9-10 Established in 1818, the Town of Austerlitz will celebrate its bicentennial with a gala weekend on June 9 and 10. Jere Wrightsman, chair of the Town’s Bicentennial Committee, has announced the schedule of events for both days, all events free of charge. Events on Saturday, June 9, in […]
The 2018 “Old Houses of Austerlitz” Calendar is now available! Get your copy at any of the following venues: Country Store (in Spencertown) Spencertown Academy Chatham Bookstore AHS Office – please call Anne Cipkowski at (518) 392-0062 to make pick-up and payment arrangements Just $10.00 for this full-color calendar. Great for holiday gift-giving!
Our 2017 Quarterly Programs are scheduled for the following Sundays at 2:00pm: February 19th: “History & Design of the NEW Austerlitz Town Hall” NOTE: This presentation will take place in the current TOWN HALL located in Spencertown (NOT at the Old Austerlitz site) 2:00pm-4:00pm The historical & architectural significance of an iconic building! The […]
“Eat, Drink & Be Merry! Join us at the Morey-Devereaux House on Sunday, December 3rd from 2 to 5 pm for a holiday gathering to celebrate the contributions of our wonderful members and volunteers.
The Autumn in Austerlitz Festival is held on the Sunday before Columbus Day. This year’s 21st Annual Festival is scheduled for Sunday October 8th, 2017 from 11am – 4pm. Rain or Shine. Admission is $7 for adults and children under 12 are free. With attendance averaging at well over 750, the event features antiques, live […]
RAIN OR SHINE! WE OPEN AT 9. Want to see what you missed at past Blueberry Festivals? Check out our Archives page. Click HERE to see a copy of this year’s 2017 Blueberry Program 2017 Festival Information The Blueberry Festival is held the last Sunday in July – this year the 18th Annual […]
Explore your inner artist as you paint (and sip) inside our iconic Morey-Devereaux Barn. Your subject matter: the landmark Church and One-Room Schoolhouse on Route 22. Pleas join us in the fun… while you support the Austerlitz Historical Society. Sunday, June 11th at 2pm. Cost is $35 (includes all materials) BYOB (“light” refreshments are […]
Old Austerlitz is home to the Austerlitz Historical Society. The Society, organized in 1988, celebrates the heritage and rural beauty of Austerlitz, New York. The bucolic grounds are perfectly suited for your country wedding or other private event. Our historic buildings dating from the 1790’s to the early 1800’s will provide the backdrop for your […]
February 21st “CUBA” Rebecca Greer provides a fascinating look at this intriguing island. Lavishly illustrated with slides. May 15th “To Everything There Is a Season” The farm in post-WWII Austerlitz was the setting for many daily and seasonal challenges. Join Nancy Jane Kern for a presentation on the “then and now” of farm life. August […]
Eat, Drink & Be Merry! – Holiday Celebration As our final meeting of the year – and as a special thank you to our members and volunteers – we invite you to join us for a Yuletide/Holiday Celebration in the Morey-Devereaux House on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4th – open from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Stop by […]