Historic Cherry Hill

and the Edward Frisbee Center for Collections & Research

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Special Events Bloom as Spring and Summer Approach published March 25, 2016



Bunny Tile, Grueby Faience Company, Boston, Massachuetts, c. 1900

Historic Cherry Hill has several special events in the works for the spring and summer.  Save the dates!

Sunday, May 1, noon-4 pm.  Homegrown History:  Albany’s Gardening & Agricultural Past.  The 17th Annual Albany History Fair.  This free annual event will be held on the Cherry Hill grounds and include presentations, exhibits, a scavenger hunt for children, raffle, house tours, music and more.  The fair is generously supported by Cohoes Savings Foundation, Pine Hollow Arboretum, Washington Park Conservancy, The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, the Times Union, and Honorary Committee contributions.

Sunday, May 22, 1 pm.  Garden Temple Dedication.  In honor of retired Education Director Becky Watrous, the museum has rebuilt Emily Rankin’s garden temple, a prominent feature in her Colonial Revival Garden.  Please join us as we recognize Becky’s 35 years of dedicated and award-winning service.

Saturday, June 4, 1-4 pm.  Hudson River Family Day.  This annual family-focused events features the museum’s award winning Hudson River Trading Game, which is based on Philip Van Rensselaer’s 18th century career as a Hudson River trader.

Saturday, August 13.  A special event focused on the history of pets at Cherry Hill.  Details to follow.