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Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead

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10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
607-642-8075 www.nvhistory.com

April 2017

Hike to Black Burial Ground

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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In the 1950’s Ed Nizalowski was told of a black burial ground in the Oakley Corners State Forest by his father, but it wasn’t until 1981 that Ed was able to visit the site. This visit sparked a desire to learn if there was any truth behind the story. By examining census records, he was able to prove that blacks lived on a farm belonging to Madison Livermore in the 1870's. When looking at other information pertaining to blacks, Ed…

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May 2017

Children’s Nature Tour

May 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Ed Nizalowski, Director of the Bement-Billings Farmstead, will conduct a nature tour aimed at children 5 to 10 years of age. It will focus on the trees of the Farmstead and will include topics such as tree identification, forest history and uses for trees. This will run for about an hour followed by a visit to Ed's personal nature museum inside the Herrick Barn. Children must be accompanied by an adult with a limit of 12 children. This will be…

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June 2017

Tin Smithing

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Make a sconce, lidded box with Scott Baylor.  Learn use of tools and tin history. $28 or $25 for NVHS members.

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Antiques Appraisals

June 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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With Bob Connelly.  $5 per item.

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July 2017

Flintknapping II

July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Pressure flaking large stone tools with Mike McGrath. $70 or $65 for NVHS members.  Includes all materials and tools.  Register by 7/14, 607-642-5412

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Silk Ribbon Embroidery

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Floral motif with Mercia Stocking. Bring your own embroidery hoop & scissors; other materials provided. $30 or $25 for NVHS Members. Register by 7/14, 607-642-5412

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August 2017

Colby Cheese Making 210

August 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Make colby cheese, using cheese press, Q&A with Laryssa Azhajkewycz. $40 or $35 for NVHS members. Register by 8/11 607-642-5412.

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September 2017

Open Hearth Cooking Workshop

September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Cook historic recipes, learn safe fire building with Leslie Kiersted & Deb Lum. $50 or $45 for NVHS members. Register by 8/25 at 607-642-5412.

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October 2017

38th Annual Apple Festival

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Music, dance, great food, history, tours, crafts, costumed demonstrators, spinning & weaving, kids' activities, gift shop, black powder public shoot and of course apples! $6 adults, $5 members, $4 students & senior citizens, $18 family rate.

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38th Annual Apple Festival

October 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Herrick Barn at Bement Billings Farmstead, 10898 State Route 38
Newark Valley, NY 13811 United States
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Music, dance, great food, history, tours, crafts, costumed demonstrators, spinning & weaving, kids' activities, gift shop, black powder public shoot and of course apples! Special this year to mark the 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New York State will feature speakers, essay contest winners, and an interpretive presentation! $6 adults, $5 members, $4 students & senior citizens, $18 family rate.

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