Calendar 2020

The Livingstons and their Community in the Revolutionary War

Sunday, November 15 @ 2 PM and Sunday, November 29 @ 2 PM

THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT. Join one of our historic interpreters for a walk and talk tour of Clermont’s grounds that will discuss the important role Clermont and the Livingston family played during the American Revolution which culminated in the British army assault on Clermont in 1777. Hear the stories of the Livingston family and other residents of Clermont including enslaved people and local Palatine tenants and free holders. Comfortable shoes are suggested. There is no charge to attend the program, but visitors must register in advance on Eventbrite. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing. Please note: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the Covid -19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.

Landscape Highlights: A Walking Tour of Clermont’s Grounds

Sunday, December 5 @ 2 PM & Saturday, December 19 @ 2 PM

Have you ever walked the grounds and wondered what the ruins once were? Or why there are two driveways? What’s with all the cottages? Led by Clermont’s staff, this moderate walking tour will take you to sites of interest all over the property. A great introduction to the property and the history of Clermont!

Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. This program is FREE, but visitors must register in advance. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.

Winter Wonderland: A Children’s Walking Tour of Clermont

Sunday, December 6 @ 2 PM

THIS PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT. Follow in the footsteps of the Livingston sisters, Janet and Honoria, as we explore some of the girls’ favorite places to play and explore. A gentle walk for families with treats.This program is FREE, but visitors must register in advance. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing. Please dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Children must be accompanied by an adult and an adult must be accompanied by a child.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks.

Wintertime Storytime

Saturday, December 12 @ 2 PM

Whether there's snow on the ground or not, it's always a good time for some winter stories! Join one of Clermont's costumed interpreters as they read a seasonal story in person (or Facebook Live in case of inclement weather). Be sure to bundle up! 

 This program is FREE, but visitors must register in advance on Eventbrite. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and an adult must be accompanied by a child.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks. 

1st Annual Livingston Family Open Mic Night

Sunday, December 13 @ 2 PM

Did you know that the Chancellor wrote a poem as well as part of the Declaration of Independence? Or that Alice Livingston wrote a winter story for her daughters? And that one of those daughters went on to write poetry of her own? Join Clermont interpreters, in person (or on Facebook Live in case of inclement weather), as they read the words of the people who lived in this house.  Please dress for the weather. This program is FREE, but visitors must register in advance Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks. 

“I am not myself exempted from this misfortune”: Henry Beekman Livingston at Valley Forge

Sunday, December 20 @ 2 PM

Come sit around the fire with Henry Beekman Livingston as he talks about his experience of the hard winter at Valley Forge. Listen to his pleas to anyone who listen, for clothes and food for his men. Find out his thoughts on the mysterious Baron Von Steuben when he arrived in camp.

This program is FREE, but visitors must register in advance on Eventbrite. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing. Please dress for the weather.

PLEASE NOTE: Clermont follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Masks and social distancing will be required of all tour participants until these guidelines are lifted by New York State Parks. 

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