Formerly The Dutch Barn Preservation Society (DBPS); incorporating The Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture (HVVA)
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HMVA events are usually held on the third Saturday of the month.


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2020 Schedule

Schoharie Tour led by Walter Wheeler

Saturday, August 15, 2020

While recent meetings and tours have been cancelled due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Board of the newly merged HVMA (HVVA & DBPS) is hopeful that the tour scheduled for Saturday, August 15th in Schoharie will be able to proceed.

2020 Event Schedule (Some events tentative)


Saturday Location Host
January 18, 2020 Annual meeting - 11:00 AM
Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY
February 15, 2020 Maggie MacDowell Memorial Lecture - 11 AM
Woodland Pond Media Room, New Paltz NY
Rob Sweeney
March 21, 2020 Pine Plains, Dutchess County, NY - Cancelled Bob Hedges
April 18, 2020 Snyder Farmstead and Barn, Saugerties, Ulster County, NY - Cancelled Roberta Jeracka
May 16, 2020 John Jay Homestead, Katonah, Westchester County, NY - Cancelled Rich Gromak
May 30, 2020 10th Wallkill Valley Land Trust House Tour - Cancelled  
June 6, 2020 Greene County Historical Society 44th Annual Tour of Homes - Cancelled
July 11, 2020 Hurley Stone House Day and Summer Picnic - Cancelled
Hurley, Ulster County, NY
Jim Decker
August 15, 2020 Schoharie, Schoharie County, NY Wally Wheeler
September 19, 2020 Bethlehem, Albany County, NY Christine Shields
October 17, 2020 Princeton, NJ Jean-Francois de Laperouse
November 21, 2020 The Hermitage, Ho-Ho-Kus, Bergen County NJ Carla Cielo
December 12, 2020 Holiday Tour and Luncheon Rob Sweeney