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Parks-Bentley reopens June 12


After remaining closed for the entire 2020 season, volunteers at Parks-Bentley Place are happy to announce that the historic house will open again for visitors on Saturday,, June 12, 2021.

We'll still work to keep our volunteers and visitors safe, so we will require that face masks be worn indoors and social distancing be practiced at all events and tours.

June 12 - Saturday - 1 - 4 p.m. Opening Day

Flag Day and 35th Anniversary Celebration. 2021 marks 35 years that Parks-Bentley Place as been home to the Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls.

Tours of the buildings and grounds will also be available.

June 26 - Saturday - 1 p.m.
Women's Suffrage presentation

Local historian and librarian Patricia Dolton will present a program on Women's Suffrage, as well as sharing some songs from the early women's movement.

July 10 - Saturday - 1 p.m.
Dedication of Parks-Bentley Place historical marker

Thanks to a grant from the William Pomeroy Foundation, the Historical Society was able to purchase a new roadside marker showing the designation of Parks-Bentley Place as a building on the National Registry. A formal dedication of the new signage will be held with light refreshments to follow.

Parks-Bentley in the News


Docent training to be held at Parks-Bentley on June 5

Parks-Bentley will host a training session for Docents and other potential volunteers on Saturday, June 5 from 1 - 3 p.m. Come learn more about the historic house and opportunities to lend a hand and support local history efforts.. Call Nancy Purinton, 518.744.8423 to register or for more information.

Virtual nativity exhibition kept tradition alive for 2020

Thanks to all of the community members who submitted images of their nativity sets for the 2020 virtual holiday exhibition. If you missed this new take on our annual event, take a look...

Tours of Parks-Bentley Place
We invite you to join us in the Spring.


One of the many new creches that were on display at the 2019 nativity exhibition.

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Washington County Band Concert - July 18, 2019