You’re Invited to Celebrate Putnam County Day Friday, June 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

1917-2017 Commemorating the Centennials:

  • The United States entry into World War I…
  • Women’s Suffrage in New York State…
  • Putnam County comes together…

Please join Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell and County Historian Sarah Johnson, Ph.D., to celebrate Putnam County’s 205th birthday and to honor local residents and their outstanding contributions to local history Including:

  • Exemplary Public History: Kelley Howard, former Executive Director, Putnam Valley Historical Society
  • Digital History Award: Southeastern New York Library Resources Council’s Hudson River Valley Heritage
  • Preserving Local History Awards: Brewster Public Library, Brewster Standard Archives, 1869-1982 Mahopac Public Library, The Putnam County Courier, 1849-1930 Alice Curtis Desmond & Hamilton Fish Library’s Livingston-Svirsky Archive
  • Innovative Interpretation and Preservation Award: Scenic Hudson

Putnam County Day

Friday, June 9, 2017, 10:00 am
Historic Courthouse 44 Gleneida Avenue, Carmel, NY

Join us for the county’s traditional birthday cake to be cut and served in the lobby of the David D. Bruen County Office Building following the ceremony. The public is welcome, no RSVP required. For more information on the event, please contact the Historian’s Office at 845-808-1420 or
Poster Art: “Sunrise or Sunset Own a Liberty Bond” by Eugenie DeLand, 1917
You’re Invited to Celebrate Putnam County Day