Formerly The Dutch Barn Preservation Society (DBPS), incorporating The Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture (HVVA)
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2023 Schedule


HMVA Annual Meeting and Election

Saturday, February 17, 2024, 10:30 AM

Elmendorph Inn
7562 North Broadway (Rte. 9)
Red Hook NY 12571

Gather at 10:30 AM at the historic Elmendorph Inn in Red Hook. Meeting called to order at 11:00 AM. Lunch at noon.

The Elmendorph Inn is the oldest building in the village of Red Hook, New York. It is located at the north corner of North Broadway and Cherry Street, a block north of the junction of US Route 9 and NY 199.


2023 Event Schedule (2024 Events TBD)

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
February 17, 2024 Annual Meeting, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY