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Virtual program: Catskill Stream Geology
October 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am
Catskill Stream Geology
Virtual Program by the Time and the Valleys Museum
Sunday, October 4, 2 p.m.
[Grahamsville, N.Y.] – Join the Time and the Valleys Museum for an on-line virtual program: Catskill Stream Geology Sunday, October 4th at 2 p.m.. Haley Springston, Watershed Planning Coordinator of the Rondout-Neversink Stream Program, will take participants on a virtual geology hike along a Catskill stream. They will learn how Catskill streams formed nearly 380 million years ago, and how to identify rock structures and rock types in present-day Catskill streams.
Admission is FREE and virtual attendance is EASY. Just email the Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org to register, and you will receive a reply email invitation with information on how to log in for the talk. Please call 845 985-7700 or email@example.com for more information.
The Time and the Valleys Museum will be open Sundays, from noon to 4 p.m. through October. Pleased to open for the first time in 2020, the Museum has everything in place to protect the health of both visitors and staff. Staff will be wearing masks at all times, using hand sanitizer frequently and thoroughly cleaning all touched surfaces several times a day. Visitors to the Museum and 1930s Lost Catskill Farm must wear masks, practice social distancing and use hand sanitizer frequently throughout their visit.
• Water and the Valleys, an exhibit on the history of the Rondout and Neversink watershed area from early geological times to the 20th century. This newly renovated exhibition includes a section on the Lenape Native Americans, early area settlers, farming, local industries and more.
• Tunnels, Toil and Trouble: New York City’s Quest for Water and the Rondout-Neversink Story, an engaging exhibition on NYC water supply system and the towns that were removed to build the system, includes why New York City needed water, a description of the three water systems, the heartache of the people who had to give up their homes and how the complex system was built.
• 1930s Catskill Family Farm is an outdoor, open air experience with several early farm buildings all illustrating life on a Catskill family farm during the 1930s, about to be removed for the building of a NYC reservoir. Building include a farm house, 1870s barn, electric plant, milk house, outhouse and workshop with WORKING waterwheel.
The Museum is located at 332 Main Street (St. Rt. 55) in Grahamsville, Sullivan County. Adult admission is a suggested donation of $5, Children under 16 $2, and children under six are free. Town of Neversink and Town of Denning residents receive free admission every Thursday. As a Blue Star Museum, the Museum offers free admission to active duty military members and up to five family members. For more information call 845 985-7700, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org. Groups, camps and schools are always welcome – Guided tours are conducted for groups throughout the year.