HHT Happenings: April 2018
" I feel a physical happiness when spring is coming ."
- Halldor Laxness

Spring has officially arrived and the flowers are opening and decorating the city all around us! We encourage you to get out of the house, smell the fresh air and welcome spring time at our houses. Trolley tours, pinhole cameras, mysticism, carnival rides and so much more. Find your happiness level increase this April at one of the HHT houses across the 5 boroughs.
Be sure to follow us @hhtnyc on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram . This month use the hashtag #HHTHappenings to share your memories with us!


















April 1st
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
(On display through April 13 th )

Old Stone House

April 2nd
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Old Stone House
Spring Break Games (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
(Last Day to Register)

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
(April 2nd-4th 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.)
















April 3rd
Lefferts Historic House Museum

Old Stone House
Spring Break Games (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
*Must have RSVP'd

April 4th
Lefferts Historic House Museum

Merchant’s House Museum

Old Stone House
Spring Break Games (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
*Must have RSVP'd
Brooklyn Traditional Slow Jam (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.)

















April 5th
Lefferts Historic House Museum

Old Stone House
Spring Break Games (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
*Must have RSVP'd

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

April 6th
Alice Austen House

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Conference House

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Old Stone House
Spring Break Games (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
*Must have RSVP'd

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre



















April 7th
Bronx County Historical Society-Valentine-Varian & Poe Cottage
Led by BCHS Programs Director Angel Hernandez

Historic Richmond Town

King Manor Museum

Kingsland Homestead
(Closes June 30, 2018)

Lefferts Historic House Museum
Autism April: Spring Sprouts (11 am. to 12 p.m.)
*Pre-trip Social Narrative Link & Registration Required
Spring Sprouts (2 p.m.to 4 p.m.)

Old Stone House

Queens County Farm Museum

April 8th
Alice Austen House

Lefferts Historic House Museum
Behind the Scenes (12 p.m.to 1 p.m.)
Spring Sprouts (2 p.m.to 4 p.m.)

Merchant’s House Museum
(Second Sunday of Every Month) 

Old Stone House

Queens County Farm Museum

















April 10th
Old Stone House

April 11th
Merchant’s House Museum

April 12th
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
(April 14 th , 15 th , 20 th -22 nd )

Valentine-Varian House- Museum of Bronx History
Opening Reception 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.:
Closes: April 11, 2019
Closes: September 30, 2018

















April 13th
Old Stone House
Open Mic Night (7 p.m. to 9 p.m.)

April 14th
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Conference House

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

Lefferts Historic House Museum
(must be a Prospect Park member at $150+ level)
Spring Sprouts (2 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Old Stone House

Queens County Farm Museum

April 15th
Dyckman Farmhouse Museum
DFM @Word Up (3 p.m.- 5 p.m.)
Night at the Museum (6 p.m.- 8 p.m.)

Hendrick I. Lott House

King Manor Museum

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Queens County Farm Museum

April 16th
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

















April 20th
Merchant’s House Museum

April 21st
Historic Richmond Town

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Kingsland- Queens Historical Society

Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Wyckoff House Museum



















April 22nd
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Old Stone House

April 26th
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum























April 28 th
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
 
Bronx County Historical Society-Valentine-Varian & Poe Cottage
Led by BCHS Programs Director Angel Hernandez

Conference House

Lefferts Historic House Museum

Merchant’s House Museum
 
April 29th
Alice Austen House
 
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Lefferts Historic House Museum
2018 Founders Award Dinner

This year’s gala honors noted interior designer
Jamie Drake , whose many remarkable projects include the restoration and refurbishment of Gracie Mansion, one of the 23 sites in the Historic House Trust’s collection.


For more information and  sponsorship opportunities , please contact:
Matthew Coody at 212-360-8204 or


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Images:
Top : Laura Kimsey of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
(Top to Bottom) : Old Stone House, Merchant's House Museum
Alice Austen House, Historic Richmond Town, Bronx County Historical Society, Queens County Farm Museum, Wyckoff House Museum
Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, and Lefferts Historic House Museum.
Background : Central Park Conservancy
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