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Archive: Nov 2012

In Memory of Evelyn Owen Palen

We’re deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend, Evelyn Owen Palen. Evelyn lived on the Island in her youth, was a cherished member of the Bannerman Castle Trust, and on our board of directors. She’s pictured here, attending the opening of the Wee Bay Gardens on the Island, in 2007. Evelyn Owen…

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November 27, 2012


In October 2012 the Bannerman Castle Trust was approached by Maryna Teplova, a teacher of English from Dnipropetrousk, Ukraine. Maryna, who has never been to the island, saw Bannerman Castle on Facebook and became intrigued with it. She wrote a poem about the island and the castle on it which is posted on a web…

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November 25, 2012

“Take Me Home for the Holidays” Art Show Opening

The Bannerman Castle Trust, Inc. will present it’s annual holidays small paintings show, “Take Me Home for the Holidays” at The Bannerman Island Gallery, located at 150 Main Street, in Beacon, NY, opening reception at 5pm on November 10th. (Beacon’s Second Saturday) The show features small paintings by 13 noted Hudson Valley artists, featuring scenes…

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November 8, 2012