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Hudson, New York
Local culture | Local living
11 July 2018 11:48PM
Virginia Martin

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Open on Saturday July 14, 1p-4p: the Chapter House of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Hendrick Hudson Chapter.

Tour the stunning 1811 federal home of Proprietor Seth Jenkins’s son Robert Jenkins on lower Warren Street (#113). Visit the Daughters’ Genealogical, Research, and History Reading Room, which contains a growing collection of Columbia County and regional genealogy, and the Robert Jenkins House Historical Collection, a repository for memorabilia relating to the history of the area, the City of Hudson and the whaling industry.

Additional open house dates this season are:

Aug 13 (Mon), 10a-2p
Aug 25 (Sat), 1p-4p
Sept 9 (Sun), 1p-4p
Sept 29 (Sat), 1p-4p
Oct 6 (Sat), 1p-4p
Oct 27 (Sat), 1p-4p

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was formed in 1890. It is a lineage society that is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) charitable organization dedicated to historic preservation, education and patriotism. The Hendrick Hudson chapter was formed in 1895 and the chapter house was donated to it in 1900.

The DAR is open to women 18 and over with direct lineage to any woman or man who provided service or direct assistance in achieving independence from the British. It is open and welcoming to all races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information or to apply for membership, call the Chapter House at (518) 828-9764.

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