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The Cedar Hill School Museum is Open 

Sundays 2-4 PM  through Oct. 27, 2024

Closed on March 31, 2024

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Ice Cream Social


Sunday June 9, 2024, 1 to 4 pm

All are invited to the Bethlehem Historical Association’s annual Ice Cream Social, Sunday June 9 from 1 to 4 pm at

The Cedar Hill Schoolhouse, 1003 River Road, Selkirk.

Enjoy delicious ice cream and stroll through our local history exhibits. Highlights include Dear Maria: Voices from the Mid-Nineteenth Century and 1940s Bethlehem.  The event is free and open to the public. 

All welcome!

Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held Thursday May 16, 2024, 7:00 p.m., at the Cedar Hill Schoolhouse Museum, 1003 River Road, Selkirk.

A short business meeting will be followed by a time to enjoy the company of BHA members, taste a treat from the dessert buffet and enjoy the museum exhibits.  This is also an excellent opportunity for new members to meet our officers and trustees and to learn more about volunteer activities.  Please R.S.V.P. so we know how many brownies to make!

New Exhibit for 2024 

“Dear Maria... Voices from the Mid-Nineteenth Century”

from letters from friends written to Bethlehem resident

Maria Becker on issues of the day, and of the heart!

Also on exhibit,

  • 1900 seasonal clothing,

  • detailed historically accurate diorama of the RR in 1907 Slingerlands,

  • and life in Bethlehem during the 1940's,

Bethlehem Historical Association

1003 River Road, Selkirk, NY 

PO Box 263

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