Meeting Schedule


2019 Tentative Meeting Schedule

Some Dates, Times and Places have yet to be confirmed. As they are confirmed, it will be posted

April 7, 2019: The Spaghetti Warehouse, Syracuse, NY

689 N. Clinton Street
Syracuse, NY.

Meeting at 1 PM followed by a slide presentation by Gary Beckstead. The presentation will be of covered bridges, stone arch bridges, round barns, light houses, mountains, snow pictures, etc. of New York State.

Doors open at 11 AM, Lunch at 12 noon, followed by our meeting. $21.00 per person. Checks should be made out to NYSCBS Reservations should be in by April 2,2019

Send checks to Mr. and Mrs, Ron McGay
105 Rebecca St.
Syracuse, NY 13212
Phone: 315-458-3524
Include your name, phone number and number attending.

June 9, 2019: N. Blenheim, NY – Confirmed:

NY Power Authority Visitors Center
1378 State Route 30
Meeting at 1 PM. They will be giving free tours of the nearby Lansing Manor if desired. Refreshments will be available.

June 29, 2019: Blenheim Covered bridge grand-opening ceremony:

Program starts at 11 am with speakers, and after that there will be music, vendors, exhibits, eateries, and the museum and bridge to visit. Celebration will conclude at 4:30.

July 14, 2019:

Hyde Hall Mansion information center and Hyde Hall CB display area. Located in the lobby of the Kent Administration Center, Cooperstown, NY. Meeting at 1 PM, followed by Hyde Hall Mansion tour $10.00 per person if desired.

July 26, 27, and 28, 2019 NSPCB Covered Bridge tour in New Brunswick, Canada:

Base of operations will be in Roachville, NB N8 E4G216. The plan is to see about 26 bridges and other sites of interest including Hopewell Rocks, King County Museum, and Fundy National Park. If you are interested in attending the tour, please contact Bill Caswell at

August 11, 2019: Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St., Granville, NY

Open for set up at 11 AM, meeting at 1 PM. Museum tours will be available.

September 6 – 8, 2019 – New York State Covered
Bridge Society Safari:

Where: Comfort Inn, 56 Ralph Lehman Drive, White River Junction, Vermont

For reservations call 802-295-3051 and mention that you are a member of the NYS Covered Bridge Society. The room rate is $89.00 plus tax (approx. $8.90) per night for single or double, no smoking in rooms allowed. Those wishing to stay Sunday may do so at the same rate. A block of rooms have been reserved until August 1, 2019 cutoff date. Cancellation of a reservation must be made the day before arrival. Free Wi-Fi, Salt Water Pool, Fitness Center and Continental Breakfast (scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, fruit, yogurt, muffins, toast, juices, coffee, etc.) are included in the price.

We will have a short meeting Friday evening and prior to our dinner Saturday evening at the Comfort Inn. (no charge for the room) Saturday evening dinner cost is still in the planning stage through a caterer, but should be in the $10-$12 range. We may also cater a lunch on Saturday. Will let you all know as time gets a little closer.

We will see 25 bridges in Windsor County, Vermont and Sullivan, Merrimac and Grafton Counties, New Hampshire

November 10 2019:

Annual Meeting and Dinner with Christmas card exchange at the Hamden Community Hall ( behind the church) 35806 St. Hwy 10, Hamden, NY

Doors open at 11 AM. Turkey Dinner at 12 Noon followed by the meeting. $15.00 per person. Checks made out to NYSCBS. Reservations should be in by November 4th.

Send check to:
Karen Marshfield
6754 Basin Clove Rd.
Hamden, NY 13782