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October 2, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Court Street
October 2, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ 255 Main Street-2nd Floor
October 7, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 7, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 9, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Court Street
October 12, 2019, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Jacob Purdy Parks
White Plains will participate along with hundreds of other communities throughout NY State in presenting its local history to the public. Jacob Purdy House will be open for visiting with authentic displays of what life was like in White Plains in the mid and late 18th century. Guides will be on hand to offer information on the 1776 Battle of White Plains and also how local families prepared food, furnished their home and made their own candles, brooms and household implements. Gifts for children under 12. Light refreshments will be served. All with no charge.
The Gift Shop will be open for guests who wish to purchase mementos, books or
pamphlets on White Plains history, or sign up for membership in the White Plains
Historical Society. Bring friends. Families with children are especially welcome.
And, even visitors from Great Britain or Germany’s Hess region – all is forgiven!
October 15, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ White Plains Building Department
October 15, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Council Chambers
October 16, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Court Street
October 16, 2019, 8:30 AM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 16, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ White Plains Public Library - Board Room
October 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Common Council Chamber
October 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Court Street
October 23, 2019, 6:30 PM @ City Hall - Common Council Chamber
October 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Jacob Purdy Parks
The White Plains Historical Society will present it’s annual commemoration of the Battle of White Plains fought in 1776, 243 years ago. The festive event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Jacob Purdy House, 60 Park Avenue in White Plains – that served as General George Washington’s headquarters during the Battle. Colonial soldier re-enactors and General Washington, himself, will be there as he fought for freedom and self-determination right here in White Plains in October of 1776 and again in July-August of 1778. Be sure to attend and enjoy visiting and learning about White Plains’ place in history.
October 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Mayor's Conference Room
October 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Court Street