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Phone: (914) 277-4977
Address: The Elephant Hotel
335 Route 202, 3rd floor
Somers, NY 10589
Somers History In:
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The Journal News
The Somers Record
(p. 43) the Pratt Institute alumnae magazine
Clay-on-glass animation (click on image )
"The Elephant's Song," based on the story
of Old Bet, is a provocative, 7 minute
clay-on-glass animated film directed by
noted animator Lynn Tomlinson. Since its
introduction on the independent film circuit,
the film has garnered countless awards,
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"The Big Story of Old Bet"
American Countryside podcast series of three,
January 8,9,10, 2019.
Our SoundCloud channel, Somersnyhistoryspeak, features stories
derived from our Mabel Addis oral history collection introduced by
Hudson Valley Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk, pictured above.
The offices & galleries of Somers Historical Society, are temporarily closed;
however, we are working with the Town Historian to field research requests & will
be scheduling ZOOM office hours in January 2021..
Although we may not be seeing you in person for awhile, we can remain connected
by email and social media.
where you can send us a private message.
Our Facebook page will be our daily communications portal to you so "Like" us,
and join in the conversations.
Stay safe, Be well.
Gingerbread Festival 2020 (virtual)
Visit our digital collections, audio & visual, on our
Access other local history links from our
View episodes of our virtual series
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View "Santa's Somers Magical History Tour," as well as other
holiday programs/ceremonies produced, virtually, in
conjunction with the Town of Somers during 2020 as a
service to the community during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The Covid-19 Pandemic Archive
In partnership with Somers Historical Society,
the Somers High School LIbrary is helping document these historic
times by collecting primary sources from students to be contributed
to the Society's newly created
Covid-19 Pandemic Archive.
Here is one of the first student contributions to the archive.