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Mesier Homestead Open for Guided Tours

Mesier Homestead Open for Guided Tours

Mesier Homestead and Museum will be open from 1pm-4pm on this date for volunteer-led guided tours. In the event of inclement weather, tours will be rescheduled for Sunday, 1/26/2020 and notice posted on our Facebook page. 

Come learn about the early history of the Mesier Homestead, beginning in 1741 when a Dutchman and his son settled here, built the first stone house in the village and developed mills along the Wappingers Creek.  Discover the story of Peter Mesier, a Tory loyalist, his store and the Wappingers Tea Party of 1777.  Explore the Victorian Era-styled rooms of the Homestead and their displays of local antiquities, and see a portion of our collection of Native American artifacts.

Tours are offered every 1/2 hour beginning at 1pm. Last tour is at 3:30pm. The first floor of the Homestead is wheelchair accessible. Special tours mid-week can be arranged for groups such as senior citizens, students, scout troops or special needs groups by calling.

Date:Sunday, Jan 19th, 2020
Time:1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:Free
Contact:Christina Ungar
Contact Phone:845-632-1281
Contact Email:tours@wappingershistorical.org
Contact URL:https://www.facebook.com/WappingersHistoricalSociety/
Location: Mesier Homestead and Museum
3 Spring Street
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

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