The Friends of the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives.


The Friends was formed in 2000 in order to further the activities of the museum and provide support in the achievement of the museum's goals. The Friends are instrumental in organizing fundraisers that provide financial assistance for museum purchases and cultural events.




Catherine Dodge, Founder

Peter Wade, Chairperson


Joseph Barbieri

Paul Clark

Janine Clark

Ellen McCarty

Eileen O'Brien

Kimball Parker

Giuliano Premus

Anne Pinzow

Steven Schwinn

Robert Simon




Your membership in the Friends of the Orangetown Museum helps to collect and preserve the history of Orangetown. Members will receive notices of programs and events as well as free admission to the Museum's special exhibits and events. The Museum is a 501 (C) (3) organization and all donations are tax deductible Student/Senior $10 Single $25 Family $150 Life Member $100 Corporate $500 To join, please mail a check (made out to The Friends of the Orangetown Museum)to: The Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives At the DePew House 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg, NY 10962

The Friends of the Orangetown Museum from left: Robert Simon, Kimball Parker, Paul Clark, Steve Schwinn, Anne Pinzow, Peter Wade, Giuliano Premus, Ellen McCarty, & Rosemarie Fornario (not pictured: Marie Manning and Marilyn Schauder)