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HOPEWELL DEPOT MUSEUM

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The Hopewell Depot Museum is looking for people with skills in grant writing, event planning, publicity, fundraising, history preservation and curatorial work.

Volunteers restored the Depot; built the signal tower and pavilion; maintain the buildings, operate the museum, act as tour guides for visitors, lead fundraising efforts, preserve historic collections and serve on the board of Trustees.

If one of these areas might interest you, consider joining the all-volunteer team. To learn more stop by the Depot on any Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM, e-mail us at info@hopewelldepotmueum.org or leave a message at 845-226-7003. Your support is welcome! Visit the Hopewell Depot Museums website, hopewelldepotmuseum.org and click on the social media links for more information.

More opportunities with HOPEWELL DEPOT MUSEUM

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About HOPEWELL DEPOT MUSEUM

Location:

PO BOX 1044, Railroad Avenue, HOPEWELL JCT, NY 12533, US

Mission Statement

Our mission at Hopewell Depot Museum is to provide a historic museum and park for the education and recreation of the community of Hopewell Junction, town of East Fishkill, and Dutchess County. Accurately reflect the facilities and purpose of the Hopewell Depot in its prime by collecting, preserving, and sharing of written records, photographs, oral histories, and physical artifacts. Additionally, provide an added tourist attraction for the town and county to attract visitors, promote local businesses, and foster Dutchess’ heritage. Lastly, be the southeastern gateway and visitors’ center for the William R. Steinhaus Dutchess County Rail Trail.

Description

Our mission at Hopewell Depot Museum is to provide a historic museum and park for the education and recreation of the community of Hopewell Junction, the town of East Fishkill, and Dutchess County. Explore the rich history of the area through our interactive museum and through the restorations of the Depot, Tower and soon to be Caboose.
We Are 100% Volunteer Based

From our board members to our tour guides to everyone in between they have two things in common, the urge to expand the knowledge of the depot and history and they all volunteer their time.

We need your help and expertise.

Even a few hours a month will make a huge
difference for the Hopewell Depot Museum.

Arts & Culture
Community
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Hopewell Depot MuseumRailroad AvenueHopewell Junction, NY 12533

(41.58398,-73.80875)
 

SKILLS

  • Construction
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training

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