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Park Day @ Thomas Paine Cottage Museum

Upcoming Event
Saturday, April 10, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

20 Sicard Ave
New Rochelle, NY 10804

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Meeting place
The Thomas Paine Cottage Museum is the last existing building in America that founding father Thomas Paine owned & lived in. It is owned, maintained and operated by the Huguenot & New Rochelle Historical Association. It has been opened to the public since July 14, 1910. The park grounds is home to the last one room schoolhouse in New Rochelle, NY, Paine's original grave site, a Siwanoy people image stone and Revolutionary War monument erected & dedicated by the DAR.
Planned Activities
We are looking for help with painting, carpentry shrubbery removal, preparing flower beds and general ground maintenance and light housekeeping of the interior of our Museum. Repair work to our utility shed and outhouse.
Planned Low-Impact Activities
Painting, light gardening, light cleaning
History or Educational Activities
Our Museum will be open to Park Day volunteers for private tours and outside grounds scavenger hunt for kids.
Should I bring any tools or supplies?
Work gloves, protective eye wear, masks, gardening tools
Is there a rain date?
Yes, the event will be rescheduled for Sunday, April 11, 2021.
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