Pelham Preservation Society brings community awareness to improve new infrastructure for traffic lights at "Four Corners" in Pelham Manor; the annual fundraiser, held at the home of Peter & Claire Doyle at 203 Corlies Avenue, raises funds to improve this historic intersection; 2011: The organization holds its annual fundraiser at the home
of Greg & Adrienne Coleman, raising funds to improve parkland on the Boston Post Road and the restoration of the
oculus window at the Pelham Picture House.
2008: Fundraiser held at the home
of Rob & Lori Anziolotti; Benedict Fountain work is commenced, including repair and re-pointing of the steps
to Benedict Place.
2007: Fundraiser held at the home of Jennifer & Matthew Meyer raises sufficient funds
for the organization to undertake an ambitious project to restore the Benedict Fountain and Steps on Pelhamwood Avenue.
2006: Fundraiser held at the home Dimitria & Eric Holland; historic plaques installed at various
homes throughout the Town of Pelham; additional landscaping installed on the northwest corner of the Pelham train station.
Fundraiser held at the home of Barbara & Jeff Goodman; restoration of the Highbrook Gates is completed; additional
landscaping provided around the Pelham train station; applications received for historic plaque program; position taken against
the conversion of a portion of Ingall's Field to become a parking lot.
2004: Fundraiser held at
the home of Mark & Ellen Tuttle; Landscaping is completed in areas around the Pelham train station, including along
First Street and the traffic circle on the south side of the station; structural and slate roof work completed on the east-side
Highbrook Gate; Fifth Annual "Plant Pelham" Day is held at Memorial Park.
held at the home of David & Brenda Harms; Fourth Annual "Plant Pelham" Day is held with 8,000 daffodil bulbs
planted at the Sixth Street Playground.
2002: Start of the "Pelham By Design" library collection
of books on architecture, preservation & gardening; Third annual "Plant Pelham" Day is held with 4000 daffodil
bulbs planted around the Pelham Memorial High School and Middle School.
2001: The first fundraiser
is held at the home of Victoria & Joe Klein to raise funds for the purchase and installation of brackets and hanging baskets
on lightposts along Pelham's Fifth Avenue downtown area; Second annual "Plant Pelham" Day with 2000 daffodil
bulbs planted along the village park on Wolfs Lane.
organization expands its mission to include gardening and adopts the name “The Pelham Preservation & Garden Society;” a
new historic fence (donated by Gun Hill Fencing) is installed along Pelhamwood Avenue and the
first annual “Plant Pelham” day is held with 1,000 daffodil bulbs planted in the greenspaces around the
Pelham train station to beautify the area.
|New fencing installed along Pelhamwood Avenue under leadership of PPGS President Richard Heller
|First Annual Bulb Planting
Pelham Preservation Society is incorporated under the laws of the State of New York.
Pelham Preservation Society is founded by Pelham citizens dedicated to preserving the historic architecture and character
of the Pelham community.