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Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?
May 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am
Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?
VIRTUAL Program by the Time and the Valleys Museum
Sunday, May 16th 2 p.m.
[Grahamsville, N.Y.] – Join the Time and the Valleys Museum for an on-line virtual program: Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate? on Sunday, May 16th at 2 p.m.. This program provides practical information about the inheritance and transfer of non-titled personal property (such as a treasured pie plate, a favorite tool or fishing rod). It helps families communicate, make decisions, and lessen conflict when transferring personal property.
Guest speakers Bonnie Lewis RN/Dependent Care Educator (Caregiver Resource Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County), Carol Smythe, Neversink Historian and Dot Muthig, antique collector will cover 1. How to bring up inheritance issues for discussion. 2. How to prepare a legally appropriate list of non-titled property. 3. Decide what ‘fair’ means to all parties. 4. How to ask others what household items they would like and why. 5. Identify the transfer goals.
Admission to the Museum’s virtual events is EASY. Just email the Museum at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a reply email invitation with information on how to log in for the program. Programs are provided FREE for Museum members. To become a member (only $25 for a full year!) go to: https://www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org/support/membership/ or just send a check to Time and the Valleys Museum, P.O. Box 254, Grahamsville NY 12740.
While the program is free, a donation of $5 or $10 from non-members to help the Museum cover the cost of providing educational programs for non-members is appreciated. Go to: https://www.timeandthevalleysmuseum.org/support/donate/ to make a donation via paypal. For more information on this or other upcoming programs, please call 845 985-7700 or go to email@example.com.
About the Time and the Valleys Museum: Connecting Water, people and the Catskills, the Time and the Valleys Museum is currently closed, but will open weekends, Memorial Day to Labor Day. 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.
- One Teacher, Eight Grades, One Room a new temporary exhibition on one room schools in the Tri-Valley area.
The Museum is located at 332 Main Street (St. Rt. 55) in Grahamsville, Sullivan County. Adults 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 of 15 to 100 people throughout the year.