Historic Cherry Hill

Historic Cherry Hill One house. A million stories. BEHIND-THE-SCENES RESTORATION TOUR will end October 31, 2020. Check back in for refurnished tours in 2021!
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Historic Cherry Hill's website is back up again! - https://mailchi.mp/aa83d0dda813/historic-cherry-hills-website-is-back...
01/05/2024

Historic Cherry Hill's website is back up again! - https://mailchi.mp/aa83d0dda813/historic-cherry-hills-website-is-back-up-again If you tried to access our site over the holidays...we're so sorry we missed you! We were experiencing some really poorly timed technical difficulties. Our website is up and running again, so please feel free to pay us a visit.

And stay tuned over the coming months as we announce our upcoming programs for the 2024 season!

Here's to a fabulous (glitch-free) year!

Happy Friday indeed! We just wanted to let you know that our website historiccherryhill.org is up again! If you tried to...
01/05/2024

Happy Friday indeed! We just wanted to let you know that our website historiccherryhill.org is up again! If you tried to access the site over the holidays--we're so sorry we missed you. It's good to be back!
https://www.historiccherryhill.org/index.cfm

Historic Cherry Hill tells a story of America through the lives and experiences of five generations of an Albany, New York, family. One of Albany's most recognizable landmarks, Cherry Hill was built in 1787 for Philip and Maria Van Rensselaer. Rare among this country's house museums,Cherry Hill's ex...

Wishing you all a Happy New Year, one that is fulfilling and filled with some history of course! 😉Here are some New Year...
12/31/2023

Wishing you all a Happy New Year, one that is fulfilling and filled with some history of course! 😉

Here are some New Year's postcards of the past that were saved in a scrapbook by Hattie Gould (circa 1870's).

 : As we inch closer to the holidays 🎄 we always need something sweet. 😋  What better than gingerbread, or "Fairy Ginger...
12/21/2023

: As we inch closer to the holidays 🎄 we always need something sweet. 😋 What better than gingerbread, or "Fairy Gingerbread!"🧚
This receipt clipping is from Catherine Rankin's Receipt Book 📖 (1865-1915)

If curious 🧐 about other Cherry Hill Receipt Books visit:https://nyheritage.org/collections/cherry-hill-receipt-books

 : Here is a small look back to such a wonderful 🤩 visit we had for Volunteer Recognition Day (on Dec. 9) this year. Thi...
12/20/2023

: Here is a small look back to such a wonderful 🤩 visit we had for Volunteer Recognition Day (on Dec. 9) this year. This year we traveled to Lorenzo State Historic Site

We loved seeing the historic home and enjoyed this year's take on the Holidays!🎄 We are also grateful to have so many amazing staff and volunteers & be able to celebrate with them. Happy Holidays! 😊✨

 : We are so VERY HAPPY 😊 to announce that we have been awarded a competitive grant by  from the Support for Organizatio...
12/15/2023

: We are so VERY HAPPY 😊 to announce that we have been awarded a competitive grant by from the Support for Organizations opportunity. 🙌
We are thrilled and deeply honored to receive this grant from New York State Council on the Arts. 🤩

We know you share Cherry Hill's vision "to be a vibrant community anchor, a recognized research center, and a focal poin...
12/06/2023

We know you share Cherry Hill's vision "to be a vibrant community anchor, a recognized research center, and a focal point of heritage tourism.” Let's make it happen together. Your support funds the staff needed to meet audience demand, brings enrichment opportunities to high-need students, and preserves the collections that are the core of our programs. We hope your dreams come true this holiday season. Your donation will help our community-focused vision–our shared dream–come true too.✨ https://mailchi.mp/6f170961332e/supportcherryhill

Historic Cherry Hill is hiring!
12/05/2023

Historic Cherry Hill is hiring!

After more than a year and a half as HCH’s Education Assistant, Meghan has moved on to a full time position in the archives of a local college! The following posting is effective from Dec. 1 …

 : On Saturday our History is Now teen docents had a field trip to Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum. 😊 We had...
12/04/2023

: On Saturday our History is Now teen docents had a field trip to Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum. 😊

We had a great visit and lots of fun in Lennox!

 : Happy Thanksgiving from Historic Cherry Hill! 🍽️🦃 : Here a a clipping found in a receipt book 📖 that belonged to Cath...
11/23/2023

: Happy Thanksgiving from Historic Cherry Hill! 🍽️🦃

: Here a a clipping found in a receipt book 📖 that belonged to Catherine Rainkin during (1865-1915). These dishes presented in the paper clipping certainly look "Thanksgiving-ready!"😊

What an awesome gift we received right before the holidays! 🤩A major thank you to NYSCA and Port of Albany for supportin...
11/17/2023

What an awesome gift we received right before the holidays! 🤩
A major thank you to NYSCA and Port of Albany for supporting the Hudson River Trading Game. 😊
With their support and the amazing work by
Northeastern Woodworkers Association we have new sloops! ⛵️

Happy Halloween from your friends at Historic Cherry Hill! 👻🎃Here are a few photos 📸 from last week's conclusion of Murd...
10/31/2023

Happy Halloween from your friends at Historic Cherry Hill! 👻🎃

Here are a few photos 📸 from last week's conclusion of Murder Tours for this year! We had a a blast this year and Week 3 was a sold-out week! 🤩

 : Through all the fall fun we forgot to share this great opportunity to connect with HCH but at HVCC (Hudson Valley Com...
10/23/2023

: Through all the fall fun we forgot to share this great opportunity to connect with HCH but at HVCC (Hudson Valley Community College)😊

On November 9, 2023, join us at HVCC for a presentation titled "In Search of Family and Opportunity at Cherry Hill." Limited spots are available, so sign up while you can!⏳

Sign up with the link here⬇️: https://www.hvcc.edu/programs/community-education/schedules/creative-retirement.html &OpportunityatCherryHill

 : We are still so happy about all the fun events here this past week! We started with "Mulled Wine 🍷 and Murder," next ...
10/20/2023

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We are still so happy about all the fun events here this past week! We started with "Mulled Wine 🍷 and Murder," next our first week of Murder 👻 Tours, and celebrated on Saturday with "Pumpkin Party 🤩 on the Hill."🎃
Here a just a few of many amazing photos and moments of Pumpkin 🎃 Party on the Hill last Saturday!🥳
A special thank you to all those who took part in helping us with these events, especially our community partners like Albany Barn and The RED Bookshelf and of course our amazing volunteers & staff! 💛

 :The time has come… today is Pumpkin 🎃 Party on the Hill time! 🥳We have had quite a busy week here at   but what better...
10/14/2023

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The time has come… today is Pumpkin 🎃 Party on the Hill time! 🥳
We have had quite a busy week here at but what better way to end than with a pumpkin party! 🎃
—This event is (12-3pm) is open to all ages and free… pumpkins and ice cream 🍨 are first come first served, so please keep that in mind.
Winners for the Pumpkin 🎃 competition will be announced today! 🤩 🏆

 : We had a fun and successful event “Mulled Wine 🍷 and Murder” much thanks to Siena Beverage Institute! This was the pe...
10/12/2023

: We had a fun and successful event “Mulled Wine 🍷 and Murder” much thanks to Siena Beverage Institute! This was the perfect event to kickoff the first week of Murder Tours starting tonight! 🤩
Here is a glimpse of yesterday 😊

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We have been quite busy preparing for all our fall 🍁🍂programming this year! We are so excited for all the new events we ...
10/10/2023

We have been quite busy preparing for all our fall 🍁🍂programming this year! We are so excited for all the new events we have going on, too! 🤩

Tomorrow is “Mulled Wine 🍷 & Murder,” Thursday is the first week of murder tours and Saturday is “Pumpkin Party on the Hill” 🎃

For October 12th Murder Tours at (7pm) we are offering a flash sale discount, use discount code: FALLFLASH at checkout: https://historiccherryhill.ticketleap.com/murder-at-cherry-hill/

Happy October, from your friends at HCH! 💛

 :I spy 🔍 with my eye… a WHOLE LOT of  PUMPKINS! Pumpkin 🎃 pickup for the   Pumpkin Carving & Painting contest is this F...
10/04/2023

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I spy 🔍 with my eye… a WHOLE LOT of PUMPKINS!
Pumpkin 🎃 pickup for the Pumpkin Carving & Painting contest is this Friday 10/6 (5-7pm)

A lot of exciting things happening at the hill this fall! 🍂🍁
If you are wondering when you can see these art pumpkins, purchase your Murder at Cherry Hill tickets— while you still can! 🗣️

We are thrilled to announce that as of today our "History, Murder, Pumpkins" fall fundraiser has raised $3,314 toward ou...
10/02/2023

We are thrilled to announce that as of today our "History, Murder, Pumpkins" fall fundraiser has raised $3,314 toward our $5000 goal! Want to help us reach our goal? Make a donation by visiting https://secure.givelively.org/donate/historic-cherry-hill/history-murder-pumpkins-fall-sponsorship-opportunities-at-cherry-hill
If you donate at the "Lantern" level or above, you will receive a complimentary ticket to "Mulled Wine & Murder," a food and wine tasting event to be held at Cherry Hill on October 11 at 5:30 in collaboration with the Siena Beverage Institute.
A BIG thank you to all who have contributed so far!

Sign-up’s end Sept. 29 🎃
09/24/2023

Sign-up’s end Sept. 29 🎃

With a Pumpkin 🎃 Art Contest, Mulled Wine 🍷 & Murder Siena Beverage Tasting Event, Pumpkin Party 🥳 on the Hill and, of c...
09/21/2023

With a Pumpkin 🎃 Art Contest, Mulled Wine 🍷 & Murder Siena Beverage Tasting Event, Pumpkin Party 🥳 on the Hill and, of course, our annual Murder at Cherry Hill dramatic tours, there's something for everyone at Historic Cherry Hill this fall!
Murder at Cherry Hill Pumpkin Art: A Juried Show and Art Contest in Collaboration with Albany Barn
-There are so many Important Dates, so check out are events so you can plan accordingly for you next visit to HCH! 💛

With a pumpkin art contest, Mulled Wine & Murder Siena Beverage Tasting Event, Pumpkin Party on the Hill and, of course, our annual Murder at Cherry Hill dramatic tours, there’s something…

One day left to get the BEST mums in the region (while supporting your FAVORITE historic site!) - https://mailchi.mp/43b...
09/19/2023

One day left to get the BEST mums in the region (while supporting your FAVORITE historic site!) - https://mailchi.mp/43b3ac6c9bf8/fall-mums-flash-sale-15370045 Now that it's feeling a little more like fall...don't wait another moment to get your MUMS! We're excited once again to sell some of the best mums in the area, with proceeds benefiting Historic Cherry Hill and supporting the continued preservation and interpretation of our gardens. Buy now through September 20 for pickup on September 22.

09/19/2023

We're not rushing into fall, but we are thinking about the colors, flowers, and a way to support Historic Cherry Hill going into the next season with hardy **Order by Wednesday, September 20 for pickup at Historic Cherry Hill on Friday, September 22, from 3 - 5 p.m. **_Timing doesn't work for y...

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