|Garden City Historical Society|
The Early Years
President Mary Mahoney has been a member of the Board of Directors for several years and has organized and participated in many events, including the December "Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes," the A. T. Stewart Flea Market, and under past president Albert Intreglia, she chaired the Events Committee.
Vice President Beth Watras has been a Garden City resident since 1994. She has actively participated in numerous Historical Society Committees, including the Worth Trunk Sales and the Candlelight Walking Tours of Historic Homes.
Recording Secretary Gloria Jones joined the Historical Society Board in 2005. She’s a longtime resident who recognizes the importance of preserving Garden City’s history and raising awareness among young people and residents about our shared heritage.
Corresponding Secretary Mary Jane Caldwell serves as Education chairperson. Under her supervision, the Society has successfully partnered with the Garden City School District to offer its Children's Juried Art Contest, holding its 10th annual exhibit in Spring 2015. She also coordinates the Society's Professional Art Exhibit for local artists, is a member of the Archives and Acquisitions and Membership Committees, and participates in organizing many Society events and lectures.
Treasurer Maureen Traxler has been
volunteering for The Garden City Historical Society Museum since 2001.
She has served on the Archives and Acquisitions Committee, Flea Market,
Events Committee, and Marketing and Communications. She has served as a
member of the Board of Trustees since 2003.
The Historical Society’s board of directors meets on the second Thursday of each month. For further information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail requests to Garden City Historical Society, P.O. Box 179, Garden City, New York 11530-0179.
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