PROGRAMS PAST & UPCOMING
For more than a decade the Tottenville Historical Society has been organizing and presenting public exhibitions, programs, walking tours and informal discussion groups. 
 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS 2018 

 
We are pleased to sponsor the following events arranged and led by Patricia Salmon, Staten Island author, educator and historian.
Place: Biddle House, 70 Satterlee St., Conference House Park.
Registration: $7/each to support the Tottenville Historical Society.

SUNDAY, MARCH 25, 2:30pm  (SOLD OUT)
Powerful Women of Staten Island’s Past

SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2:30pm
Secret Cemeteries of Staten Island! (Pat is the author of Realms of History: The Cemeteries of Staten Island.)

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2:30pm
More Murder & Mayhem on Staten Island (Pat is the author of Murder & Mayhem on Staten Island.)

For more information on these programs, visit patsalmonhistory.com.
*To register for Pat’s programs, send a check payable to Tottenville Historical Society to Patricia Salmon, 232 North Baldwin St., Johnson City NY 13790.
Payment at the door: check (payable to Tottenville Historical Society) or credit card only.

* * * PROGRAMS ORGANIZED BY THE TOTTENVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY * * *

SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 12-2pm
Earth Day

Outdoor “spring cleaning” at the Biddle House to celebrate Earth Day by giving back
to our community’s treasure, Conference House Park.  

SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2-4pm
Tea Time - George T. Brewster
A new informal learning series begins with a look at the life and works of

former Biddle House resident George T. Brewster, sculptor. The tea is on us!

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 3-5pm 
Alice’s Garden
Opening of the Terra Cotta Sculpture Garden

Alice’s Garden, a unique display of exquisite works produced by the Atlantic Terra Cotta Co., Tottenville, ca. 1913. 
(This project is made possible in part with funding support from The Staten Island Foundation and The Lois & Richard Nicotra Foundation.)

SUNDAY, MAY 6, 1pm 
Jane’s Walk NYCTottenville’s Terra Cotta Legacy
We’ll explore the history and former site of the Atlantic Terra Cotta Co., Ellis St., the world’s largest producer of architectural terra cotta during the early 20th century. Meet at 61 Ellis St., near the Arthur Kill Station (Staten Island Railway). Wear appropriate shoes!

FALL 2018* Antiques and Uniques
Fundraising event for the rehabilitation of the Ward-Leven House. Place:  Conference House Park, 96 Satterlee St.

OCTOBER 13 AND 14, 1-4pm
Open House New York
Place: Ward-Leven House, 96 Satterlee St.

NOVEMBER 2018*
War Letters: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I

DECEMBER 9, 2018  - JANUARY 6, 2019
Holiday Festival of Traditions

*Dates and more information to come as it becomes available. Unless noted, all programs are held at the Biddle House, 70 Satterlee St. As a park-partner organization we gratefully acknowledge Conference House Park, NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation.

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FAMILY HISTORY

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HOUSE HISTORY

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YEARBOOK SEARCH

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