Attendees Can Expect an entertaining and informative program about:

Seating is limited to the first hundred people.  For additional information call 845-896-8755 or email FHSinfo@yahoo.com.  


Proceeds and Donations made here will be used toward the new and much needed roof on the Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Tickets and memberships can be purchased on this site with a credit or debit card or through a PayPal account

or

to purchase tickets and/or memberships with a check, please mail to: 

FHS, PO Box 133, Fishkill, NY, 12524.

Please include your name(s) and contact information with your payment so that tickets can be mailed back to you or let us know if you would prefer to receive your tickets at the day of the event by indicating "will call". 

Ben Franklin will be "brought to life" as one of

America's Founding Fathers

Tickets: Advanced ticket purchases are highly recommended due to limited space. Use your Debit or Credit Card through PayPal or use your PayPal Account. Other payment options are available, see below. Tickets will be mailed or, instead, indicate "will call" on your order to be added to the list for the event.

FHS Members - $10

FHS Non-Members - $15


    *  His success as a businessman

(did you know he established one of the earliest franchise systems?)
    *  How he retired at the age of 42 to devote his life to scientific pursuits
    *  His involvement with Congress in drafting the Declaration of Independence

This Event's proceeds are for the New Roof on the Van Wyck Homestead Museum.


Doors will open at 1:30 pm.  Light refreshments will be served.  There will be a silent auction and a 50/50


The event will be held in the community room of the Trinity Episcopal Church located at 5 Elm Street in Fishkill.

(Parking and entrance located at the intersection of Rt. 9 North and Elm Street, next to Taco Bell) 

Jack Sherry as Ben Franklin

​​​​​​​The Fishkill Historical Society Presents:
A Visit with Ben Franklin in Fishkill

Saturday, November 4th at 2:00 pm​ (Doors Open at 1:30)


    *  Ben’s experiments involving lightning and electricity
    *  His inventions like the lightning rod and bifocals
    *  His involvement with Silence Dogood and Richard Saunders
    *  His proverbs from Poor Richard’s Almanack