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Four Warwick Historical Society Properties Are PokeStops

By | 2016-07-19T18:06:03+00:00 July 19th, 2016|History and Geneology|

Warwick, NY (WHS): Four PokeStops in Pokémon Go are owned by the Warwick Historical Society. The four properties are The A.W. Buckbee Center, The Old School Baptist Meeting House, The 1810 House, and Lewis Park. These buildings will have flyers on them indicating that they are PokeStops. Within the game the user walks around using [...]

Warwick Historical Society Hosts 8th Grade Green Architecture Students

By | 2015-12-23T23:06:56+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Education, History and Geneology|

Warwick, NY (WHS) – The first of four field trips involving the 8th grade Green Architecture students and the Warwick Historical Society (WHS) was taken on Dec. 18. The trips bringing MS Green Architecture students to specified architectural destinations managed by the WHS include visits to: Baird’s Tavern, the Shingle House and the UAME Church. [...]

More gleanings from Warwick’s past

By | 2016-10-13T09:55:57+00:00 November 11th, 2015|History and Geneology|

Editor's note: This is the latest installment of Warwick Village Historian Jean B. May's columns about the village's past. WARWICK — Shortly after the incorporation of the Village of Warwick in 1867, development of Oakland Avenue was moving apace. William H. Chardavoyne’s elegant Mansard roofed house, which we reported on in May of this year, [...]

ELMIRE CONKLIN AND JENNIE SWEETMAN

By | 2015-09-24T21:50:40+00:00 September 24th, 2015|History and Geneology|

I’M HONORED TO INTRODUCE TO YOU TWO LONG-TIME WARWICK RESIDENTS WHO THROUGH MORE THAN FIVE DECADES OF GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH HAVE QUITE LITERALLY DONE MORE THAN ANYONE TODAY AND THROUGH THE DEEP PAST TO IDENTIFY AND EXHAUSTIVELY RESEARCH MANY DOZENS OF WARWICK FAMILIES, MANY OF WHOM WERE DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS OF OUR COMMUNITY AND SOME OF THEM [...]