Robert H. Goddard and Liquid-Fuel Rocket

Exhibition: The Goddard Connection

A Tribute to the Father of Modern Rocketry.  On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Conservancy celebrates Dr. Robert Goddard, whose invention of the liquid-fuel rocket in 1926, underwritten by the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, propelled the United States space program for decades to follow.  (Event Information)

Winterfest

A celebration of the coldest season is fun inside Hempstead House, where the fireplaces roar, and the mansion is filled with exciting family activities.  (Event Information)

JAZZ Through The Ages

This innovative series of six concerts will follow the course of Jazz history, from its roots in Ragtime and Dixieland, to the Swing / Big Band era, through Cool Jazz of the 1950s, and beyond!  (Event Information)

Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party

Take a brief tour of Hempstead House, the iconic 50,000-square-foot Gold Coast mansion and former residence of Daniel and Florence Guggenheim, and enjoy a two-hour sunset cocktail party in the magnificent rose gardens  (Event Information)

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