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About Us

Bowne House has been a museum since 1947. Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents, the Bowne House Historical Society's mission includes the preservation of the house, its contents and grounds for its historical and educational interest, for its significance to the history of New York and for its importance in the establishment in this country of the fundamental principles of freedom of conscience and religious liberty.

Board of Trustees  
Morris (Marty) Hylton III President
Rosemary S. Vietor
Vice President
George Farr III
Edith T. Loening
Wellington Z. Chen  
Annette L. Geddes  
The Honorable Frank Padavan  
Penelope Bowne Perryman  
Margaret D. Sullivan  
James A. Trent  
Roland G. Wade  

Museum Advisory Committee

Donald R. Friary,
Director Emeritus, Historic Deerfield

Jeanne Adair,
New York University

Peter Kenny,
Co-President of the Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

Anthony C. Wood,
Ittleson Foundation

Dr. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel,
Chair, NYC Landmarks50 Alliance
Chair, Historic Landmarks Preservation Center