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Welcome To the Den of Marbletown Blog

Thanks for checking out our Den Blog. We will use our blog in a number of ways: to chronicle our adventures starting up a teddy bear museum and B & B to highlight experiences in the Hudson Valley for our guests to share information about the world of Steiff geared toward Steiff Club Members. Hope

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Our Sign

We just got back from a field trip to Maria Reidelbach’s studio to see the work that is being done on our hand-made sign. We’re thrilled with Maria’s design and Rosanne Percival’s painting (along with her assistant, Amelia). We wanted an old-fashioned, hand-painted sign that would age well under the elements. The results are better than we had even

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The Den’s New Radio Jingle

We have a catchy new, toe-tapping tune to air on the radio! We spent a day in the recording studio, seeing the magic unfold for our first ever radio jingle. We think it’s really catchy and hope you do too! John Cox of “John Jacob Jinglehiemer Hitz” composed the jingle and performed the upright bass

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Dream Team for the Grand Opening: Thank You !!!

We feel so grateful to have had such an extraordinary team to help us get this venture off the ground. One of our favorite parts of this has been working with all of the folks listed here. Somehow, the right people showed up with the skills we needed and with great “can-do” spirits; this was

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Winter Break Drop-Off Camps

We’re so pleased to offer some mini-camps during winter break at the Den. Here’s our flyer with the details. Just call us during business hours to register or send us an email and we’ll save you a spot and send you the registration form. We’ll also have cookie decorating at the Den from December 22

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Thank You Winter Wonderland Team!

We’ve enjoyed a touch of enchantment at the Den through our winter wonderland animal dioramas, featuring the art work of the Bennett Intermediate School 5th Grade Students, with Roberta Ziemba as their art instructor. Roberta selected a beautiful color palette of blue, purples, and pinks with shimmering decorative effects. We loved seeing these talented students

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Big Teddy Bear Thanks as Our Second Birthday Approaches.

We want to extend our deep thanks to everyone who has supported the Den these past two years, including guests who visit the museum, shoppers who support the retail store, Steiff Club members who pre-order through us, Steiff collectors who generously loan us their treasures, Route 209 commuters who stop in to explore a new

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A Great 2nd Birthday!

Thank you all for joining us for the Den’s Second Birthday celebration. Here are some photos of the event, or see more images on our Facebook Page photo album of the event. We were lucky to have beautiful weather and enjoyed seeing many new faces, as well as old, at the Den. Here are some highlights: Lori Traver, the

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The Den in the News

Thank you Hudson Valley One/The New Paltz Times for the article about the Den from when we first opened. It focuses on what it was like to open up the teddy bear museum and run the brick-and-mortar business selling Steiff toys. Nan was interviewed as Steve was busy mowing the lawn when the reporter came,

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The Den is on Yelp

We have claimed our store and hope you’ll “check-in” on Yelp when you visit the Den for some great “check-in” deals, discounts, and coupons. Here is the link to the website, or click on the button below, or search for us by name on your mobile device. And if you use the app a lot, we hope

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