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Cold Spring Village News & Updates

Pumpkin Fest, Saturday October 18th

Posted in Village News on Monday, October 6th, 2014

It’s the spookiest time of the year at the Village! Celebrate all things Halloween and autumn at the 23rd Annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun, free event will take place on the grounds of Historic Cold Spring Village on Saturday, October 18th from 10am to 4:30pm (Rain date: Sunday, October 19th) and is presented by the […]

Candlelight Walk, November 8th

Posted in Village News on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Step back in time for a lovely autumn evening on Saturday, November 8th, when the Friends of Historic Cold Spring Village host the annual Candlelight Walk from 6-8pm. Luminaries will line the paths and guide you to several of the Village’s restored historic buildings where wine, beer and a variety of light fare will be served. […]

Ghost Walks and Investigations this October

Posted in Village News on Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Get into the spirit this Halloween season with ghostly happenings at Historic Cold Spring Village. On select Fridays and Saturdays in October, guests can enjoy guided evening ghost walks throughout the Village grounds and learn about the museum’s history of hauntings. And on October 11th and 25th ghost investigations will be held during which professional paranormal research teams will lead guests […]

Fall and Winter 2014 Hours

Posted in Village News on Monday, September 1st, 2014

During the fall and winter of 2014, the Village Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday (closed on holidays) from 9am-4:30pm with free admission. The Village is open for self-guided walking tours during those hours as well as on Saturdays from 11am-3pm.  The Chronicle, a guide to HCSV, is available in the Welcome Center on weekdays and at […]

HCSV Honors Old Cape Lighthouse Questers #1212 for Contribution

Posted in Village News on Thursday, August 7th, 2014

On the afternoon of August 3rd, 2014, Historic Cold Spring Village hosted a reception in the Welcome Center for members of the Olde Cape Lighthouse  #1212 chapter of the Questers International as means of formally thanking them for their contribution toward giving the past a future. In 2011 the Village applied for a grant to […]

4th Annual Dog Show Winners Announced

Posted in Village News on Thursday, August 7th, 2014

While visitors of Historic Cold Spring Village got to experience first-hand the life of a 19th century farmer during “Down on the Farm” weekend, the four-legged guests of the Village strutted their stuff in the 4th Annual Dog Show on Saturday,  August 2nd. Listed below are the winners and their respective categories. Largest Breed: Baylee, the German […]

Village’s ‘Traveling Trunk’ Program Brings Unique History Lesson to Area Schools

Posted in Village News on Monday, March 24th, 2014

Several area schools will be able to teach their fourth graders Early American history in a unique way this year through the Historic Cold Spring Village ‘Traveling Trunk’ program. These educational resources are filled with learning tools, objects and information to bring a living history lesson to the classroom each time the trunk is opened. […]

Check Out Our Video to Learn More About the Village!

Posted in Village News on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

A short introduction video to what you will experience here at Historic Cold Spring Village:

Village History Education Programs

Posted in Village News on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

We See America Learning… Now that school is in session, teachers can choose from a variety of education programs that Historic Cold Spring Village offers!  American history comes alive in your classroom through distance-learning courses, in-class visits, field trips, a one-room schoolhouse experience and more! Please visit for a complete list of programs and additional information!