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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2023 Schedule

HMVA Holiday Gathering 2023

Saturday, December 9, 2023, 4 PM

For something different this year,

Join fellow HMVA Members at the historic
Benjamin Ten Broeck House
1019 Flatbush Road, Kingston NY 12401

Cheese Board
Chicken Piccata
Eggplant Parmigiana
Oven Roasted Vegetables
Salad and Rolls
Dessert TBD

Come Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

You must RSVP by Dec.6th to
or text name and number of guests to
Rob at: 845-750-3074

$20 per person payable that evening.
You're welcome to bring your own bottle.

SAVE THE DATE: January 2024, Annual Meeting, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY, details to be announced.


2023 Event Schedule (Some events tentative)

Saturday Location Host
January 14, 2023 Annual Meeting, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY  
February 18, 2023 No meeting  
March 18, 2023 Maggie MacDowell Memorial Lecture, Woodland Pond, New Paltz
Bill Jeffway, Executive Director, Dutchess County Historical Society
Rob Sweeney
April 22, 2023 Schenectady Stockade Tour and Board Meeting Wally Wheeler
May 20, 2023 Tour of Oak Hill, Greene County NY Mary Lou Nahas
June 17, 2023 Tour of Stone Arabia NY, Hosted by Judy St Leger of Stone Arabia Preservation Judy St Leger
July 15, 2023 Annual Picnic at the Bronck House, with Board Meeting and Tour of Coxsackie NY Keith Cramer
and Ted Hilscher
August 19, 2023 Northern New Jersey Tour Carla Cielo
September 16, 2023 Tour of Barns in Albany County NY Chris Albright
October 21, 2023 Dutchess County Tour with Meeting Emily Majer
November 18, 2023 Study Tour of Town of Newburgh, Orange County NY John Ham
December 9, 2023 Holiday Gathering at historic Benjamin Ten Broeck House, Kingston NY Rob Sweeney
January 2024 Annual Meeting, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY