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Tavern Talk and Tour
May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm$55.00
Experience the Bird & Bottle Inn’s 260+ years of history during this Tavern Talk & Tour.
Join the Putnam History Museum at the newly opened and restored Bird & Bottle Inn, 1123 Old Albany Post Rd, Garrison, NY, on Sunday, May 22nd, from 5 pm – 7 pm. (Rain date, Sunday, June 5th)
PHM Executive Director Cassie Ward will share with guests the history of the Bird & Bottle Inn by exploring historical themes related to the Inn and immediate surrounding area. Historical themes will include the Lenni Lenape use of the land, the American Revolution and the Old Post Road, 19th century transportation advancements, and the early 20th century tourism boom in Putnam County. The program will continue with remarks on the restoration process by Bird & Bottle Inn owners Marjorie Tarter and Brendan McAlpine.
The program and presentations will take place in the Bird & Bottle’s outdoor patio. All guests will be provided with a self-guided tour booklet of the inn’s interior. PHM Board Members and volunteers will also provide more historical information inside of the inn.
Registration and sponsorships are available from $55 to $550. Registration includes the historical program & self-guided tour, hors d’oeuvres, and two tavern bumpers (drinks).