1802 Blogs

  • acornucopiaofwishes

    A Cornue-copia of Riches.

    BY:Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    I’ve always said that as long as someone has a flame and a pot, they can cook a meal fit for a king. And I believe that. I fell in love with cooking during my early days in New York City, when I shared a studio apartment with four other people and had a countertop […]

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    Mary and Cold Weather

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America There has been snow falling for two days now.   Father decided it would be […]

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    She’s Got Mail!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    It’s been no secret that Polka Spot is the break out star of The Fabulous Beekman Boys (at least in her own pretty head), and now she’s starting to get her own fan mail: October 7, 2010 Dear Polka Spot, My name is Sydney Grace and I was born on June 22, 2010.  While my […]

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  • She's Got Mail!

    BY:Josh and Brent

    It’s been no secret that Polka Spot is the break out star of The Fabulous Beekman Boys (at least in her own pretty head), and now she’s starting to get her own fan mail: October 7, 2010 Dear Polka Spot, My name is Sydney Grace and I was born on June 22, 2010.  While my […]

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  • thegreatwall

    The Great Wall

    BY:Dr. Brent

    Stone walls have always held a certain fascination.  Even if it’s easy to see over them to the other side, there’s always the slightest promise that somewhere inside that border exists a Secret Garden, a Tarabithia, a Hogwarts, a Brigadoon, a magic princess or even a hobbit or two. You’ll see stone walls running roadside […]

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  • clouds

    In Memory of

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America While the sky was still quite grey and the morning not yet begun, Josh […]

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  • hops

    Hops to It

    BY:Ross

    Around the middle of the 19th Century hops became an important crop in Sharon and the surrounding farms of Schoharie County.  Hop growing was a delicate process and a considerable gamble for the farmer, but hop picking time in early September was a time of fun and frolic as well as hard work.  Clerks and […]

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  • Cheese.making

    Mary and the Cheesemaker

    BY:Mary Beekman

    Mary Beekman is a four-year-old ghost who resides in The Beekman Mansion, and considers Brent and Josh her “imaginary friends.” Follow Mary Beekman’s Diary each week to learn what it’s like to be a young child in early 19th century America The daylight begins in a slower manner.  The morning sun takes a different path […]

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  • Critical Mass

    BY:Josh and Brent

    See what the critics have to say about The Fabulous Beekman Boys and look for all new episodes in Spring 2011!!

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  • asurprisingpieceofhistory

    Where Are They Now?

    BY:Dr. Brent

    Not too long ago, the director of the library in the neighboring village of Middleburgh sent us a photo of the Beekman Mansion from the turn of the 19th century. Always interested in how the house has changed over the years, we immediately focused on a structure that seemed to be perched on the roof.  […]

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