Fall Lecture Series
Dutchess Heritage Days
Co-Sponsored by the Dutchess County Historian
RSVP: $10 pre-order, $15 at the door, Children under 16 are free. Call for Heritage Patron Package, featuring ticket and dinner with speaker, and a print of the 1804 Dutchess Turnpike map.
For Reservations, please contact the Dutchess County Historical Society at 845-471-1630 firstname.lastname@example.org
Speaker Series #3:
Thursday, November 6, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Italian Immigration in Millbrook, NY
By: David Greenwood
Hear the tale of how the chance discovery of a 1913 insurance map opened a vivid window into the development of Millbrook's Italian community. The presentation ties into the village's new "History in the Streets" exhibit. Millbrook Village Hall, 35 Merritt Avenue, Millbrook NY.
The DCHS is looking for Part Time Director
Dutchess County Historical Society Director
Posted: Aug. 15, 2014
The Dutchess County Historical Society, Poughkeepsie, New York, is seeking
a part-time Director
The candidate needs to have a degree in history, art history or a related field. Demonstrated success in leading a nonprofit organization can be substituted for the specific educational background. This position requires a strong understanding of museum operations in accordance with the highest professional, educational, and ethical standards. Administrative abilities are a must.
The Director oversees the management of the organization, which includes a large local history collection and library and the management of two historic buildings, plus a variety of programs and special events. The candidate should have a good understanding of local history and full knowledge/experience of nonprofit management. The candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with outstanding interpersonal and organizational abilities. The Director manages staff and works with the board, committees and volunteers. Strong computer skills, personnel, financial and facilities management experience are required.
Applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Patricia L. Prunty, President, DCHS Board of Trustees at the following email address. email@example.com.
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