Please join us, Saturday, September 17, 10am to 3pm for the Edinburg Fall Festival, at the Rural Museum! Bake sale, grilled cheese sandwiches, soups, crafters and more!
EHS BUSINESS MEETING – SEPTEMBER 20, 7 PM AT THE SAND HILL ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE ON TANGE ROAD
The EHS September 20 business meeting will meet at the Sand Hill Schoolhouse on Tange Road
at 7 p.m. The meeting will include the election of board members whose terms expire this year
and membership dues will be collected; $5 for an individual and $10 for a family.
EHS is looking for individuals who would like to join us as more community involvement would
ensure continued success in our efforts to preserve Edinburg’s heritage. If you have suggestions
for speakers or subjects you would be interested in, please join us. EHS has members who are
snowbirds and contribute and volunteer for projects. It’s a wonderful way to meet and greet your
neighbors or make new friends. Volunteers are always needed to work at our festivals, help out at
the spring clean-up or closing up the museums in the fall.
Roast Pork Dinner Fundraiser
The EHS will be hosting a Roast Pork Dinner Fundraiser, Saturday, September 10, 4 to 7, at the Sand Hill Schoolhouse, Tange Road, Edinburg, NY
Anyone wishing to donate baked goods for our annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17 (10-3), would be greatly appreciated! Please drop off any wrapped (or in containers) baked goods at 9am the morning of the event. Thank you from the EHS!
Historic Edinburg Day Festival is Back!
Storyteller “Uncle Josh” AKA Larry Cramer
TUESDAY, JULY 19 AT 7 PM AT THE SAND HILL ONE-ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE ON TANGE ROAD
The Edinburg Historical Society will be entertained with stories by Larry Cramer. A brief meeting of the Society will be held prior to the entertainment and coffee and baked goods will be served.
Larry graduated from the Technology Department at Broome Community College with an Arts and Science Degree in the mechanical field. He was employed at IBM and received two patents in the printed circuit manufacturing process. He served in the US Army Reserve with one year active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He has been active in his retirement as Camp Director Church Consultant, school bus driver, humorist, Hudson car/truck restorer, musician and has collected over 100 limericks and old obscure songs like Grandma’s Lye Soap, He Never Came Back, Dead Skunk, Spearmint, and Grandfather’s Clock.
SALADS AND BAKE SALE – MAY 28 9 A.M. TO NOON
EHS will hold a salad, baked beans and bake sale on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Baked beans, and macaroni, pasta, and potato salads will be available, and the bake sale will have delicious home baked pies, cakes, bread, fudge, cookies and other delectable deserts. Anyone wishing to make some baked goods or salads should email or call Claudette at 863-4844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 17 Meeting!
We’re back! The first meeting after 2 long years is being held on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. It will be a social gathering at the Sand Hill One-room Schoolhouse on Tange Road to see the renovations and welcome back the snowbirds. President George Blackwood will also discuss plans for the coming year.
Bakers and Craft Vendors Wanted!
EHS is looking for bakers for the Saturday, July 9th Historic Edinburg Day Festival Bake Sale. EHS also needs macaroni, potato, and pasta salads. The festival involves the whole town and runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Claudette at 518 863-4844 if you can help. J & D Percherons will be giving free horse and carriage rides. There are openings for crafters and vendors and application forms are available on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Edinburg-Historical-Society-111548873587937. Forms can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to George and Andrea Blackwood, 4 Morris Road, Edinburg, NY 12134. Any questions call the Blackwood’s at 518 863-6772.
2022 Meetings and Events Update
The EHS Board is working on the meeting agenda for 2022 and organizing the two festivals – Edinburg Historic Day on Saturday, July 9 and the Edinburg Fall Festival on September 17.