New Castle Historical Society
2023 Proposed Programs
May 10 - 6:30: The History of the Wentworth Hotel, to include desserts at the Parish Hall: Etoile Holzaepfel at the Parish House
June 6 - Archaeology and Climate Change: Andrew Moore
July 11 - Introduction to NCHS Woodland Garden: Jennie Schwartz
August 8 - Tugboats and Tankers: Local Harbor Pilot
September 12 - Puddle Dock: Sherman Pridham
October 10 - Castlebay Sea Shanties and Songs
November 2 - Annual Meeting and Growing up in New Castle - The Younger Generation
Please join us for our November Event
"Growing Up in New Castle"
November 2, 2023, at 7:00
Historic Village Walking Tours of New Castle – Summer 2023
The 1-mile tour features the early history of New Castle, settled in 1623. See the sites of the original taverns and inns, the village shops, fish-drying locations and the little-known first act of the Revolutionary War. Tours start at the village gazebo, next to the New Castle Congregational Church. The church is part of the tour. The tour, which goes at a nice slow pace, ends at the historical museum which you are free to peruse at your leisure.
Tour dates: Saturdays: 7/1; 7/15; 7/29; 8/12; 8/19; and 9/2.
Tour start time: 11:00
Length of tour: 1 1/4 hours
Cost: $10 per person, $5 for members of the New Castle Historical Society, exact cash only please
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