Historic Richmond Town

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40 historic structures on 100 acres of NYC park land in the heart of Staten Island.
HISTORIC RICHMOND TOWN’S BIGGEST FUNDRAISER RETURNS THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND!

The Richmond County Fair is Staten Island’s oldest annual community celebration and Historic Richmond Town’s biggest fundraiser. For 41 years, Historic Richmond Town has hosted the Richmond County Fair, and we are honored to welcome everyone to enjoy the best of Staten Island. Also, it is our most important fundraiser of the year, and your ticket to the Richmond County Fair directly supports Historic Richmond Town in its mission to preserve and share our local history.

Visit our website to learn all about what this year's fair has to offer!🎡

 #HistoricRichmondTown  #StatenIsland  #RichmondCountyFair  #RCF  #RCF41  #RCF2021  #LaborDay  #LaborDayWeekend  #Summer  #SummerTime  #ThingsToDoinNYC  #TheUnexpectedBorough  #VisitStatenIsland  #Fair  #Fun  #FUNdraiser

HISTORIC RICHMOND TOWN’S BIGGEST FUNDRAISER RETURNS THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND! The Richmond County Fair is Staten Island’s oldest annual community celebration and Historic Richmond Town’s biggest fundraiser. For 41 years, Historic Richmond Town has hosted the Richmond County Fair, and we are honored to welcome everyone to enjoy the best of Staten Island. Also, it is our most important fundraiser of the year, and your ticket to the Richmond County Fair directly supports Historic Richmond Town in its mission to preserve and share our local history. Visit our website to learn all about what this year's fair has to offer!🎡 #HistoricRichmondTown #statenisland #richmondcountyfair #rcf #RCF41 #RCF2021 #LaborDay #labordayweekend #summer #summertime #thingstodoinnyc #TheUnexpectedBorough #VisitStatenIsland #fair #fun #fundraiser

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3 days ago
 #ShareItSunday

Celebrate  #FathersDay with a  #SundayStroll through Historic Richmond Town's 100 acre Main Village site. Snap a stunning photo like this one and make a memory with Dad that will last a lifetime! 

Don't forget to share your snapshots with us for a chance to be featured HERE.

 📸@mhermannphoto

#ShareItSunday Celebrate #fathersday with a #sundaystroll through Historic Richmond Town's 100 acre Main Village site. Snap a stunning photo like this one and make a memory with Dad that will last a lifetime! Don't forget to share your snapshots with us for a chance to be featured HERE. 📸@mhermannphoto

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Virtual Program- The Melting Pot: Hearth Cooking at Historic Richmond Town

Tuesday, June 22nd, 6:00pm

Cook up the past with Historic Richmond Town! In this program, learn about the tools and implements used to cook and bake over an open hearth. Hosted live from the Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, costumed interpreters will make gumbo and strawberry pie, which are both commonly associated with celebrations of Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.

Presented in partnership with CulturePass.

Visit our website to register!

 #HistoricRichmondTown  #Preservation  #Restoration  #Education  #Juneteenth  #Foodways

Virtual Program- The Melting Pot: Hearth Cooking at Historic Richmond Town Tuesday, June 22nd, 6:00pm Cook up the past with Historic Richmond Town! In this program, learn about the tools and implements used to cook and bake over an open hearth. Hosted live from the Guyon-Lake-Tysen House, costumed interpreters will make gumbo and strawberry pie, which are both commonly associated with celebrations of Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Presented in partnership with CulturePass. Visit our website to register! #HistoricRichmondTown #preservation #restoration #education #juneteenth #foodways

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What are Pinkster & Juneteenth? They are two holidays with significance to the history of Afro-originated peoples in the United States, which fall in the late Spring. In this short video, learn about the history of these traditions, which we still honor today, and inform us about the history of Black life in America.

Pinkster began as a Dutch celebration of Pentecost, a Christian holiday 7 weeks after Easter. Enslaved Africans celebrated their own holidays in tandem with the Dutch celebration.  When the colony of New Netherland became New York under the British, the Pinkster tradition remained. Pinkster celebrations were outlawed in cities across the Northeast, to tamp down on the spirit of unity engendered by the holiday.

Juneteenth celebrations originated in Texas, commemorating the freeing of enslaved peoples on June 19, 1865. On that day, Federal troops under the command of Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston to inform the news of and enforce the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth celebrations began in 1866 in the South, and have radiated outward across the United States. In 2020, Juneteenth was declared a state holiday in the state of New York. This week, Juneteenth was declared a national holiday.

Historic Richmond Town is committed to narrating the history of these traditions, which inform the understanding of our site, our city, and our nation.

Voiceover: Dominique J. Hood

 #blackhistory  #pinkster  #juneteenth  #jubilee

What are Pinkster & Juneteenth? They are two holidays with significance to the history of Afro-originated peoples in the United States, which fall in the late Spring. In this short video, learn about the history of these traditions, which we still honor today, and inform us about the history of Black life in America. Pinkster began as a Dutch celebration of Pentecost, a Christian holiday 7 weeks after Easter. Enslaved Africans celebrated their own holidays in tandem with the Dutch celebration.  When the colony of New Netherland became New York under the British, the Pinkster tradition remained. Pinkster celebrations were outlawed in cities across the Northeast, to tamp down on the spirit of unity engendered by the holiday. Juneteenth celebrations originated in Texas, commemorating the freeing of enslaved peoples on June 19, 1865. On that day, Federal troops under the command of Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston to inform the news of and enforce the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth celebrations began in 1866 in the South, and have radiated outward across the United States. In 2020, Juneteenth was declared a state holiday in the state of New York. This week, Juneteenth was declared a national holiday. Historic Richmond Town is committed to narrating the history of these traditions, which inform the understanding of our site, our city, and our nation. Voiceover: Dominique J. Hood #blackhistory #Pinkster #juneteenth #jubilee

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Come on down to Historic Richmond Town's Tavern Terrace Beer Garden this SATURDAY and enjoy the rockin' sounds of @GrandeBros and enjoy local brews from @flagshipbrewery. Summer Saturdays never sounded (and tasted) soooo good! The party starts at 6PM. 🍻

 #TaverTerrace  #HistoricRichmondTown  #BeerGarden  #LocalBrew  #LiveMusic  #Outdoor  #Concerts  #Tavern  #ThingstoDoInNYC  #beer  #craftbeer  #beerstagram  #beerlover  #instabeer  #cerveza  #bier  #birra  #beergeek  #cerveja  #ipa  #bar  #brewery  #drinks  #beerme  #beertography  #beertime  #drinklocal

Come on down to Historic Richmond Town's Tavern Terrace Beer Garden this SATURDAY and enjoy the rockin' sounds of @GrandeBros and enjoy local brews from @flagshipbrewery. Summer Saturdays never sounded (and tasted) soooo good! The party starts at 6PM. 🍻 #TaverTerrace #HistoricRichmondTown #beergarden #localbrew #livemusic #outdoor #concerts #tavern #thingstodoinnyc #beer #craftbeer #beerstagram #beerlover #instabeer #cerveza #bier #birra #beergeek #cerveja #ipa #bar #brewery #drinks #beerme #beertography #beertime #drinklocal

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 #ObjectofTheMonth

"Front view of the Catanese Club," Photo by Herbert A. Flamm, March 4, 1965. 

Our June Object of the Month is presented in honor of Pride Month! This structure is remembered as having housed several different establishments during the twentieth century that were significant to Staten Island's LGBTQ history, including gay-friendly clubs Carmine's Sandpiper, Club Brazil, Abracadabra and The Sandcastle.

 #HistoricRichmondTown  #HRT  #Pride  #PrideMonth  #Pride  #Throwback  #ThrowbackThursday  #OnlineCollectionsDatabase  #Preservation  #Restoration  #Education  #TheUnexpectedBorough  #StatenIsland  #NYC  #OldNYC

#ObjectoftheMonth "Front view of the Catanese Club," Photo by Herbert A. Flamm, March 4, 1965. Our June Object of the Month is presented in honor of Pride Month! This structure is remembered as having housed several different establishments during the twentieth century that were significant to Staten Island's LGBTQ history, including gay-friendly clubs Carmine's Sandpiper, Club Brazil, Abracadabra and The Sandcastle. #HistoricRichmondTown #hrt #pride #pridemonth #pride #throwback #ThrowbackThursday #OnlineCollectionsDatabase #preservation #restoration #education #TheUnexpectedBorough #statenisland #nyc #OLDNYC

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7 days ago
The Summer Apprentice Program is BACK at Historic Richmond Town. Choose an apprenticeship and learn the basic skills of an early American tradesperson.  Weave your own basket, cook over an open hearth, swing a hammer as an apprenticed blacksmith, or learn the fine arts of the tinsmith or carpenter. Participants work closely with highly skilled historic tradespeople, creating items using period techniques and tools. Summer Apprentice experiences inspire lifelong learning, instill a deep appreciation for history and a healthy work ethic.

Apprenticeships Offered: Blacksmithing, Carpentry, Tinsmithing, Basket Making and Hearth Cooking.

Visit our website to learn more.

 #apprenticeship  #livinghistory  #historictrades  #camps  #summercamps  #kids  #thingstodo  #statenisland  #historymuseum

The Summer Apprentice Program is BACK at Historic Richmond Town. Choose an apprenticeship and learn the basic skills of an early American tradesperson. Weave your own basket, cook over an open hearth, swing a hammer as an apprenticed blacksmith, or learn the fine arts of the tinsmith or carpenter. Participants work closely with highly skilled historic tradespeople, creating items using period techniques and tools. Summer Apprentice experiences inspire lifelong learning, instill a deep appreciation for history and a healthy work ethic. Apprenticeships Offered: Blacksmithing, Carpentry, Tinsmithing, Basket Making and Hearth Cooking. Visit our website to learn more. #apprenticeship #livinghistory #HistoricTrades #camps #summercamps #kids #thingstodo #statenisland #historymuseum

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Historic Richmond Town's Independence Day Celebration RETURNS Sunday, July 4th, 11:00am-4:00pm! Celebrate our nation’s independence with old fashioned family fun! Visit Historic Richmond Town on July 4th for home-churned ice cream, a patriotic pinwheel parade, and an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence. Talk with costumed interpreters inside the historic Guyon-Lake-Tysen farmhouse, and visit historic trades people in New York City’s living history village. 

Visit our website to learn more!🇺🇸

 #thefourth  #julyfourth  #july4th  #fireworks  #parade  #picnic  #unitedstates  #oldfashioned  #icecream  #historicrichmondtown  #statenisland  #ThingstodoinNYC  #TheUnexpectedBorough  #ItsMyPark  #Museum  #LivingHistoryMuseum  #america  #fourthofjuly  #independenceday  #independence  #usa  #4thofjuly

Historic Richmond Town's Independence Day Celebration RETURNS Sunday, July 4th, 11:00am-4:00pm! Celebrate our nation’s independence with old fashioned family fun! Visit Historic Richmond Town on July 4th for home-churned ice cream, a patriotic pinwheel parade, and an inspirational reading of the Declaration of Independence. Talk with costumed interpreters inside the historic Guyon-Lake-Tysen farmhouse, and visit historic trades people in New York City’s living history village. Visit our website to learn more!🇺🇸 #thefourth #julyfourth #july4th #fireworks #parade #picnic #unitedstates #oldfashioned #icecream #HistoricRichmondTown #statenisland #thingstodoinnyc #TheUnexpectedBorough #ItsMyPark #museum #livinghistorymuseum #America #fourthofjuly #IndependenceDay #Independence #usa #4thofjuly

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 #OpenVillage is back! This summer, New York City’s living history village returns to life. See historic trades and skills practiced in shops; learn about Staten Island history in the museum; see furnished interiors animated by costumed interpreters; see the native flora and fauna flourish among Historic Richmond Town’s 100 acres.

The Historic Village will be open to visitors from 12pm-5pm Thursdays-Sundays. Guided Tours will also be available on the hour. Opening day is Saturday, June 26. See our website for more information.

 #Preservation  #HistoricRichmondTown  #LivingHistory  #rug  #butter  #butterchurning
 #Cooking  #Cooper  #Blacksmith  #Tinsmith  #NYC  #TheUnexpectedBorough

#OpenVillage is back! This summer, New York City’s living history village returns to life. See historic trades and skills practiced in shops; learn about Staten Island history in the museum; see furnished interiors animated by costumed interpreters; see the native flora and fauna flourish among Historic Richmond Town’s 100 acres. The Historic Village will be open to visitors from 12pm-5pm Thursdays-Sundays. Guided Tours will also be available on the hour. Opening day is Saturday, June 26. See our website for more information. #preservation #HistoricRichmondTown #livinghistory #rug #butter #butterchurning #cooking #cooper #blacksmith #tinsmith #nyc #TheUnexpectedBorough

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10 days ago
 #ShareItSunday

The steeple of Saint Andrew's Church has been a local landmark for almost 3oo years! Just look at  how it almost glistens at twilight. Plan a  #SundayStroll through Historic Richmond Town and enjoy a plethora of historical treasures. We can't wait to share your photos.

📸Carmine Taverna, WWW.CARMINETAVERNA.COM

#ShareItSunday The steeple of Saint Andrew's Church has been a local landmark for almost 3oo years! Just look at how it almost glistens at twilight. Plan a #sundaystroll through Historic Richmond Town and enjoy a plethora of historical treasures. We can't wait to share your photos. 📸Carmine Taverna, WWW.CARMINETAVERNA.COM

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11 days ago
Shop for Father's Day using our Amazon Smile shopping link and give back to Historic Richmond Town! 

 #HistoricRichmondTown  #Preservation  #Education  #Restoration  #FathersDay  #HappyFathersDay  #Amazon  #AmazonSmile  #Donate  #NotForProfit  #Smile  #Daddy  #Pops

Shop for Father's Day using our Amazon Smile shopping link and give back to Historic Richmond Town! #HistoricRichmondTown #preservation #education #restoration #fathersday #HappyFathersDay #amazon #AmazonSmile #donate #notforprofit #smile #daddy #pops

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Historic Richmond Town's traditional beer garden is BACK at Tavern Terrace. Join us tomorrow evening, and all season long, for live music, smooth local brews and a selection of savory food and snack offerings. Tomorrow's lineup includes performances by @blacktiesofficial, hand-crafted ales from @FlagshipBrewery, and sweet treats from @EggersIcreamParlor. The party starts at 6pm.

Visit our website to learn more! 🍻 🍺

 #TaverTerrace  #HistoricRichmondTown  #BeerGarden  #LocalBrew  #LiveMusic  #Outdoor  #Concerts  #Tavern  #ThingstoDoInNYC  #beer  #craftbeer  #beerstagram  #beerlover  #instabeer  #cerveza  #bier  #birra  #beergeek  #cerveja  #ipa  #bar  #brewery  #drinks  #beerme  #beertography  #beertime  #drinklocal

Historic Richmond Town's traditional beer garden is BACK at Tavern Terrace. Join us tomorrow evening, and all season long, for live music, smooth local brews and a selection of savory food and snack offerings. Tomorrow's lineup includes performances by @blacktiesofficial, hand-crafted ales from @FlagshipBrewery, and sweet treats from @EggersIcreamParlor. The party starts at 6pm. Visit our website to learn more! 🍻 🍺 #TaverTerrace #HistoricRichmondTown #beergarden #localbrew #livemusic #outdoor #concerts #tavern #thingstodoinnyc #beer #craftbeer #beerstagram #beerlover #instabeer #cerveza #bier #birra #beergeek #cerveja #ipa #bar #brewery #drinks #beerme #beertography #beertime #drinklocal

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