The Museum will Open for the 2019 Tour Season on Saturday, June 1st, 2019

 ​Come to explore the Van Wyck Homestead Museum on a tour through the c1732 homestead which also   served as Fishkill Supply Depot's Officer's Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

 Volunteers will welcome visitors each Saturday and Sunday 

 From June through the end of October from 1-4 pm. 

 There is No Admission fee. Donations are welcome.

Book Signing at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum - Sunday, June 16th at 4:00

Father's Day weekend and Columbus Day weekend are both designated as New York State's Paths Through History Weekends - Path Through History Weekends are a showcase of New York State's rich and fascinating history and feature hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations throughout the state.

The event that the Fishkill Historical Society will hold to celebrate the first Paths Through History weekend of 2019 is: Michael Boyajian will do a book reading and signing of his new book:“The Fishkill Supply Depot – Sacred Ground of the American Revolution” on Sunday afternoon, June 16th – Father’s Day at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum. There is no admission fee.

Fishkill Historical Society


​Clean-up Day at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 at 8:30am 

A clean-up is done annually at the museum to

prepare for the upcoming tour season. 

Volunteers are needed for indoor and outdoor work - volunteer's choice! The work that gets done usually includes raking leaves, vacuuming, organizing, repairs, washing and gardening. Feel free to offer any special skills you have too.

If interested please feel free to come to the museum on the 2nd. If you'd like more information please send an email to

Holiday Open House - Saturday, December 28th, 2019 at 6:30

Enjoy an evening of Holiday Merriment at Van Wyck Homestead Museum.  

We'll have music, crafts, stories and games and then gather in the kitchen for baked goods, mulled cider, coffee and hot chocolate.  This is a free event for the community!

 The Craft Boutique - Thanksgiving Weekend - Saturday and   Sunday, November 30th and December 1st at the

 Van Wyck Homestead Museum

 Support the Society and Local Juried Craftspeople by finding treasures, having lunch by the fire in the

 c. 1732 kitchen and actually enjoy holiday shopping in our little oasis.