While every effort is made to adhere to the schedule, it may be necessary to revise the calendar. Call to confirm dates and times (845) 831-8172. In addition to the events listed, Mount Gulian is open for tours on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from
April 17th through October 30th. Tours are given between 1:00 and 5:00 pm, with the last tour at 4 pm. The fee is $8/adults; $6/seniors; $4 youngsters (6-18 years of age). Mount Gulian members are free. Tours for schools and groups are available throughout the year
by reservation. Call (845) 831-8172.
Holiday Candlelight Tours
Sunday, December 18
4 - 7pm
Unwind during the busy holiday season with a relaxing time of good cheer, good food and good company. The Homestead will be decorated with ribbons, bows, fresh greens and candles of course. Holiday refreshments with our compliments.
5 p.m. Storytelling for visitors of all ages with Lorraine Hartin Gelardi
$10/adult; $8 senior; $6 child
Reservations not required
Free for Mount Gulian members
Membership is open to the public
Festive Holiday Candlelight Tours
Tuesday through Thursday
December 20, 21 and 22
1 pm to 5pm (last tour at 4)
The homestead will be beautifully decorated in different fashions, with opulent Victorian décor adorning the room once used for dining; to simple, rustic, natural pieces decorating the room that served as the study; to contemporary holiday displays embellishing the home’s main room. Each room, of course, will be lit by candlelight.
$8/adult; $6/senior; $4/child.
Mount Gulian members are free; membership is open to the public.
Children’s Holiday Tea
Thursday, December 29
Noon – 2 p.m.
Make an old tradition your new tradition during school break. Enjoy delicious dainty sandwiches and homemade desserts served on tables set with linens and fine china.
One of our most popular events, so please book early to ensure a reservation.
Prepaid reservations by Dec. 16
Mount Gulian Day: America's Stories
Sunday Afternoon, October 30
Noon to 5:00 pm
Mount Gulian will host a fun yet thought-provoking special event celebrating the people who lived and worked at the homestead in earlier times. Mount Gulian’s history spans from the 17th through the 20th centuries and includes Native Americans, early Dutch settlers, a Revolutionary War general, fugitive slave, the women of Mount Gulian, and a Civil War hero. A microcosm of American history, Mount Gulian’s stories are a reflection of America’s stories.
Featured throughout the day will be storytelling, conversations with historians, a living history performance and Native American music.
Registration is strongly recommended. Please call Mount Gulian at 845-831-8172 or email us at email@example.com. Admission, paid the day of the event,
is $12 adults; $10 seniors; $8 ages 12 through 18; $4 ages 6 through 11. Free for children under 6 and for Mount Gulian members. Light refreshments, with
our compliments, will be available.
Mount Gulian gratefully acknowledges funding support from Central Hudson
Gas & Electric, Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, New York Council for the Humanities, The Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Connecticut, and the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.
Presentation about Hudson Valley Pirates and Tour
Sunday, June 19
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free for Dads
We will celebrate this special day with free admission for dads and a talk about pirates in the Hudson Valley.
At 1 p.m. author and illustrator, Chris Sanders, will talk about her research for her graphic novel series Treasures of the Hudson Highlands, an historical fantasy about 5 pirates who battle the mighty Hudson in search of treasures. Copies of “Awash Ashore”, the premier issue of Treasures of the Hudson Highlands series, will be available for signing by the author. Light refreshments will be served. Following the presentation, visitors may tour the historic house, 18th century Dutch barn, and restored garden. No other tours will be given this day.
While there is no charge for fathers, the fee for all others is: $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 young people (ages six through 18). Children 5 and under are free, as are Mount Gulian members.
Dinner and Conversation with
President Theodore Roosevelt
Saturday Evening, June 4
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Enjoy a four-course, early 20th century meal with President Theodore Roosevelt, finely portrayed by an actor from the American Historical Theatre. Roosevelt unexpectedly became the 26th President in 1901 after the assassination of William McKinley. Not quite 43, he brought new energy and power to the Presidency, as he vigorously led Congress and the American public toward progressive reforms and a strong foreign policy. Known as the great “trust buster” for his efforts to break up corporate monopolies he was also a dedicated conservationist, setting aside 200 million acres for national forests, parks and wildlife refuges. Diners will have the opportunity to meet and interact with one of America’s most popular Presidents. Candlelight dinner in our 18th century Dutch barn, prepared by Bridgecreek Catering. Period music by Julie and James Paradies. Silent and live auctions. Cocktails on the riverside lawn.
$150 per person. Prepaid reservations by May 20. For an invitation and/or further information please contact us at (845) 831-8172, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, May 8
Tours at 1:15 pm and 2:15 pm
Free for Moms
We are pleased to celebrate this special day with free tours
for mothers and the opening of a new exhibit. The exhibit,
on display for a limited time, features vintage women’s fashions from the collection and runs from Mother’s Day through May 29th.
Make this day extra special with a visit to Mount Gulian. Tour the house, 18th century Dutch barn, and restored gardens. While there is no charge for mothers,
the fee for other visitors is $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 young people (ages six through 18); children under 5 and Mount Gulian members are free.
Sunday, April 17
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Beginning April 17, tours of the historic home, Dutch barn, and restored garden will be given every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday through October 30 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with the last tour at 4 p.m.
A microcosm of American history, Mount Gulian’s visitors will hear about its part in the Revolutionary War and learn how General Von Steuben, headquartered here at the end of the war, trained the Continental Army troops to defeat the British. They’ll discover the stories of James F. Brown, a fugitive slave who risked his life for freedom, and of Robert Newlin Verplanck and his involvement in the Civil War as an officer in the US Colored Troops. They’ll learn about the Founding of the Society of the Cincinnati, our country’s oldest veterans’ organization, and the history of the generations of Verplanck family members who lived at Mount Gulian.
$8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 children (6-18 years of age)
Mount Gulian members free
more information call (845) 831-8172 or
email at email@example.com
you for visiting Mount Gulian.
Mount Gulian Historic Site
145 Sterling Street
Beacon, New York 12508