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To preserve Rod Serling's legacy,
we set goals. Here's how we're doing:

GOALS: Create an Archive, Create a Mobile Display, Provide Educational Materials, Lobby for a Postage Stamp, Fund a Scholarship, Host Film Festivals

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To create and maintain a permanent Archive of facts, photographs, documents and memorials serve as a resource center to those wishing to learn more about the life and work of this gifted man.
  • Many rare and interesting films, videos, scripts, photographs and personal mementos have been added to the Archive, and are listed in the inventory.
  • An historical marker in front of Rod's Binghamton Central High School, and can be viewed on our Helen Foley page.
  • Binghamton Walk of Fame funded by Celebrity Auction in June 1987. Hundreds of items were donated for this unique fundraiser from celebrities who knew and worked with Rod, and from numerous local merchants.
    ...Link to news story and various materials.
  • The Rod Serling Foundation was instrumental in helping Carol Serling and the estate nominate and receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in honor of Rod Serling. This event took place in October 1988; see our page on the star.
  • Several limited edition collectibles have been designed to help with fundraising efforts. Colorful buttons, beverage rugs, original scripts reprinted in a special Foundation binding, posters, postcards, and this 1988 HOMETOWN CALENDAR are now available.
    ...Links to online calendar. Other items listed in the
  • RSMF Website (YOU ARE HERE)

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To create a Mobile Display of the archive which can be used throughout the community.

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To create and maintain Educational and Informational Materials about Rod's life and works, and make them available to the public.
  • RSMF Website
  • program with knowledgeable speakers and artists-in-residence
  • Lectures and video presentations at schools, service clubs and other organizations throughout the community.
  • "Rod Serling: Day of a Playwright", a 30-minute B&W video presentation on the life and works of Rod Serling has been produced by the Rod Serling Foundation. It has been shown in public at various functions, and is now available on request a part of our Mobile Display Unit.

    This video appears on the newly-created FOUNDATION REEL, a videotape available free to all RSMF members.  Write to us and ask for one.

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To lobby for a first class U.S. commemorative Postage Stamp in Rod Serling's honor.
  • Thousands of letters requesting that a first class stage stamp be issued in honor of Rod Serling have been sent to the Postmaster General. This will be an ongoing process until the proposed postage stamp is issued. First day covers will be issued in Binghamton.
    ...Here's how to send YOUR letter!
  • A drawing of Rod Serling by area artist Robert Keller, a member of the Board of Directors, has been created as a proposed design for the postage stamp. Posters and post cards of this beautiful drawing are now available from the Rod Serling Foundation.
    ...Displayed on the Art Page.  Limited number of these items remain.

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To contribute annually to the Rod Serling School Fund at Binghamton High School.
  • RSMF makes an annual contribution to the Rod Serling Scholarship Fund at Binghamton High School, which was established in 1983 by a Mayor's Committee from proceeds that were raised at the World Premiere of Twilight Zone, the Movie; and sponsors its own scholarship.

arrow.gif (120 bytes) To promote Film Festivals of Rod's television and motion picture creations.