Ways to Help
The Historical Society is always looking for volunteers to assist with maintaining the historic building and grounds, working at events, and participating in the running of the organization.
Some of our volunteering options include:
helping plan or working at one of our many events
serving as a presenter for one of our history-related programs
cooking or baking for fundraisers
working in the historic house gardens
assisting with any task during our monthly work days
becoming a trustee
Become a Member
Our Historical Society cannot function without the support of the community at large. We encourage you to become a member and help preserve Parks-Bentley Place and its wonderful collection and artifacts.
Join us by completing our Membership Form and sending it with your annual dues check.
Donations, big and small, are what help us maintain this local treasure and its grounds as well as provide free, history-related programming to area schools and residents throughout each season. We will soon need to replace the roof of the main building, as well as repair and replace window casings and lintels.
Your tax-deductible donation is always welcome. Help us continue to maintain the Parks-Bentley Place property keep the history of our region alive by sending your donation to us at:
Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls
53 Ferry Boulevard, South Glens Falls, NY 12803
Or simply make a credit card donation by contacting us at 518-745-7741.
Tour Parks-Bentley Place and stop by our shop for interesting gift items. Your purchases go toward keeping many of our programs going.
Parks-Bentley is now offering
"Capital Region Memories" - a beautiful black and white, hard-cover coffee table books with hundreds of images of Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady and Saratoga counties from the 1800s to the 1930s.
The Historical Society was one of many area organizations that contributed photos to this stunning book.
We now have the books on sale for $40, a discount from the list price of $44.95. Part of each purchase goes to support educational programs at Parks-Bentley Place.
To get yours, call or text 518-636-3856 !
Affinity Program If you are a customer of TD Bank, the financial institution will make a donation to Parks-Bentley each year, based on your average balance. The donations are made at no cost to you. All you need to do is sign up for the Affinity Program at your local TD Bank branch and designate The Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls as your non-profit donation choice. For more information, visit your nearest TD Bank location.
If you shop at Amazon, you can also ensure donations to Parks-Bentley Place. Just sign up for the Amazon Smile program and choose The Historical Society of Moreau and South Glens Falls as your charity of choice. A percentage of each purchase is donated by Amazon to help fund our programs. For more information, visit smile.amazon.com.
The Historical Society recently lost one of its long-time, devoted volunteers -
Stan Malecki (pictured at left)
Over the years, he spent countless hours writing, teaching, touring, and contributing and was the driving force behind our annual Nativity Exhibition.
Read the President's Message
concerning this great friend of