Patterson Historical Society,  Patterson, NY

Our purpose is to collect and preserve materials which relate to the history of the Town of Patterson,
and to promote an awareness and an understanding of  Patterson's heritage.

Patterson Community Calendar

Oct 19
6:30 pm

Annual General Meeting of the Historical Society--reports and election of new trustees. Public welcome.
At the Patterson Library.

Oct 19
7-9 pm
Presentation at the Patterson Library--
The Croton Watershed and Putnam County

The history of and myths about the NYC reservoirs in the Croton Watershed will be discussed by Patricia M. Houser, Ph.D., AICP and PHS Pres. Ron Taylor. They will consider past and future impacts of the NYC Watershed System on the local economy and the importance of clean water to us all.  

Nov 13
2-4 pm
Presentation at Great Hollow Environmental Preserve--
The Hollows--A retrospective of Great-Hollow and Haviland-Hollow history 

From Walter Gordon Merritt to Solomon and Roger Haviland, the families and houses of the Hollows' neighborhood will be traced through pictures and maps to illustrate a more than 250-year history.  Some hints about the prehistoric importance of the Hollows will also be discussed.  Views of the Coburn school and church, and the Benjamin Haviland house, and the ancestry of Mr. Merritt and of the Gerows of Locust Glen will be among the many items presented by Judy Kelley-Moberg and Ron Taylor of the Patterson Historical Society. 

Putnam County Historical Organizations

Putnam County Historical Society

Tilly Foster Farm

Putnam County Historian
Around Town
The Old Burying Ground Restoration


On Display
in Town Hall
The American Revolution in the Patterson Area

Now On Exhibit

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