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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2024 Schedule

Join us as we

Journey Back to Germantown

Saturday, May 18, 2024 10 AM

We begin at

The Palatine Parsonage

52 Maple Ave., Germantown NY

Lunch can be ordered locally and eaten at the parsonage.

After lunch we move on to

The Stone Jug

1940 HABS survey link on the Stone Jug:

The Friends of Historic Germantown and Germantown History Department just had a condition assessment report done on the parsonage and are keen to tap the hive mind of the HMVA. The engineers who did the report will be there too, as well as FOHG folks.

Tour Host: Emily M. Majer

SAVE THE DATE: June 14, 2024, Tour in the Saugerties area, hosted by Rob Sweeney


2024 Event Schedule

Saturday Location Host
January 2024 No Meeting  
February 17, 2024 Annual Meeting and Election,
Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY
March 16, 2024 Maggie MacDowell Memorial Lecture,
Woodland Pond, New Paltz
Rob Sweeney
April 20, 2024 Tour in New Jersey Carla Cielo
May 18, 2024 Tour in Germantown area, with board meeting Emily Majer
June 14, 2024 Tour in Saugerties Rob Sweeney
July 20, 2024 Mohawk Valley Tour Judy St Leger
August 17, 2024 Tour in Greene County tentative
September 21, 2024 Tour in Ghent, Columbia County, with board meeting Emily Majer
October 19, 2024 Tour in Albany or Rensselaer County Wally Wheeler
November 16, 2024 Tour of New World Dutch Barns in Dutchess County Bob Hedges
December 14, 2024 Holiday Dinner and board meeting Rob Sweeney and Eddie Catuzzo
January 2025 No Meeting  
February 15, 2025 Annual Meeting and Election,
Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY