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2022 Schedule

Study Tour in Milton, Ulster County, NY

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Meet at 10 AM at the parking lot of the
Milton Firehouse
21 Main Street
Milton NY 12547

Directions from I-87 (NYS Thruway): Take Exit 18, NY-299 to New Paltz and Poughkeepsie. At the end of the exit, turn right onto NY-299 toward Poughkeepsie. Go approximately 5 miles and take a right onto Rte. 9W, heading south toward Highland and Marlborough. After approximately 5.8 miles, you enter the Hamlet of Milton. Take a left onto Milton Turnpike, heading southeast. After 0.2 miles, take right onto Main Street. The firehouse parking lot will be on the right in approximately 300 feet.

After meeting up at the firehouse, we will proceed to the first stop, the J. Caverty House and barns, c. 1850, at 10 Milton Turnpike.

Lunch will be at the Fay Boyz food truck located at the Locust Grove Fruit Farm & Brewing Co. Food can be brought inside the brewery.

From there, we will tour the Hallock House, c. 1760, at 152 North Road, next to the brewery.

To be announced, possible tour of the Milton Train Depot or the Barns at the Quimby Farm.

Tour leader: John Ham


2022 Event Schedule (Some events tentative)

Saturday Location Host
January 15, 2022 Annual Meeting, Elmendorph Inn, Red Hook NY  
February 19, 2022 No meeting  
March 26, 2022 (rescheduled) Maggie MacDowell Memorial Lecture via Zoom
History and Development of the Hamlet of Wurtemburg
Rob Sweeney
April 16, 2022 Hunterdon County New Jersey Carla Cielo
May 28, 2022 Gilbertsville NY Tour David Moyer
June 18, 2022 Tour of Town and Village of Glen, Montgomery County NY Wally Wheeler
July 16, 2022 Annual Picnic at the Bronck House, Coxsackie NY, with meeting and work on our office.
August 20, 2022 No tour. HMVA recommends a driving tour of Barns in the Town of Wright (Schoharie County), which is planned for this day. Proceeds from the tour will benefit the Gallupville House in Schoharie. Click here for flyer.
September 17, 2022 Bethlehem NY Tour Christine Shields
October 15, 2022 Tour of Summer Kitchens in Red Hook NY Emily Majer
November 19, 2022 Study Tour in Milton NY John Ham
December 10, 2022 Holiday Luncheon, with meeting, Kingston NY Rob Sweeney