When: Sun., Jan. 19, 1-4 p.m. 2020
Volunteer-led guided tours of the 1741 Mesier Homestead by the Wappingers Historical Society. Snow date is 1/26/2020. Come learn about the history of the 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.