Covered Bridge Receives New Interpretive Sign

An Open Invitation

Please join us on

Sunday, July 17, 2016
at 2 PM

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for the unveiling of the new interpretative sign

and to celebrate other major accomplishments

at the historic

Hyde Hall Covered Bridge
(oldest existing Covered Bridge in the United States)

Please bring your own lawn chairs.

Tours of Hyde Hall will be given on the hour throughout the day

Guest Speakers

Ruth Pierpont – Deputy Commissioner for Historic Preservation

Bill Caswell – President, National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges

Donna Freeland – President, NY State Covered Bridge Society

Sponsored by:
New York State Covered Bridge Society; Glimmerglass State Park;
Friends of Glimmerglass and Hyde Hall, Inc.

Special thanks to Stewart’s Shops and Price Chopper for providing refreshments for this event.

The Grand Tour – 2016 Gala Details

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THE GRAND TOUR

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Departure Time 5:00 pm

For best opportunity to settle into your berth and bid in the silent auction for

souvenirs, please arrive for cocktails & hors d’oeuvres from 5 – 7 pm

The 2016 Hyde Hall Honoree is

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Christopher F. Ohrstrom

a tireless supporter of historic preservation in America and beyond, from his

chairmanship of World Monuments Fund to his co-founding of Falmouth Heritage

Renewal, a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to rehabilitating the

extraordinary Georgian Colonial architecture of Falmouth, Jamaica.

The 6 th Annual Anne Hyde Clarke Logan Cultural Preservation Award goes to

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Steven E. Larson of Adelphi Paper Hangings

a world-renowned artisanal studio in Sharon Springs, New York, that is the

nation’s only firm dedicated to the authentic re-creation of hand-made,

block-printed wallpapers of the late 18 th and early 19 th centuries.

Dress: Well-Traveled
(18th century through 1930’s)

Prizes will be awarded for Best Lady’s Touring Ensemble and

Best Gentleman’s Touring Ensemble

All proceeds will benefit the continued preservation of Hyde Hall.

For questions or to RSVP by phone, please call 607.547.5098, ext. 8

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS ABOUT THE JOURNEY

THE GALA COMMITTEE

Chair

Matthew Zwissler

Gala Committee

Flis Blum, Gaylord Dillingham, Nicole Dillingham, Cathleen Edidin, Laird VR Elting,

Frank Farmer, Sally Graumlich, Pat Hanft, Nina Lawford-Juviler, Milla Lozanova,

Eric Lysdahl, Lilla Ohrstrom, Mitch Owens, Don Raddatz, Karen Craig Ryland,

Tara Sumner, and Jeanette Weldon

JUNIOR GALA COMMITTEE

Chair

Jennifer Hulse

ENTER THROUGH THE GLIMMERGLASS STATE PARK ENTRANCE

The Grand Tour – 2016 Gala Agenda

The Journey Begins

5 pm

Cocktails

Hors d’oeuvres

Tours of Hyde Hall

7 pm

Presentations Under the Tent

Christopher F. Ohrstrom
2016 Hyde Hall Honoree

Steven E. Larson of Adelphi Paper Hangings
The 6 th Annual Anne Hyde Clarke Logan Cultural Preservation Award

Best Lady’s Touring Ensemble

Best Gentleman’s Touring Ensemble

8 pm

Continental Cuisine

8:30 pm

Live Auction

9 pm

Dessert and Dancing

10 pm

Au revoir, arrivederci, auf wiedersehn, good night!

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