Saturday, April 13, 2019

SHANKS LEGACY ~ V-E Day ~ A Happening at the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives

Rose Marie Raccioppi 
Poet Laureate
Orangetown, New York 

Opening event 
Exhibit Viewing Hours 

There she is... 2019 and there she was... 1945...New York City gal during Word War II... In presentation at the SHANKS LEGACY, Historical Museum Opening Event today... April 13, 2019... delivered words in tribute to OUR VETERANS, and what it was like in 1945 for, "This little girl..."

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The artifacts of WW II, the photos bringing memories to the NOW, the music of the 40's bringing back smiles, dance steps, tears, and gratitude for freedoms won. Accolades, superlatives, and heartfelt appreciation for such an impressive ORANGETOWN HISTORIC MUSEUM and ARCHIVES presentation. An experience of such significance awaits you. Public Welcomed...

~ and on the Friday Evening of April 26 ~

Orangetown Historic Museum and Archives 
• Wine, Cheese, and Poetry Night •
 SHANKS LEGACY Evening Event
April 26 from 6 to 7:30 PM

845-398-1302 ~

 DePew House

196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, NY


Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Orangeburg Library and the Orangetown Historic Museum and Archives at the DePew House. Suggested donation is $5.00. Enjoy a glass of wine and a special look into the poetry and music of the 1940's along with a tour of the museum's current exhibit - SHANKS LEGACY. 

Orangetown's Poet Laureate
 Rose Marie Raccioppi
will read poems in reflection of 
WW II and in Tribute to OUR VETERANS.
Music by Lounge Zotica 3000

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