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Historical Society of the Nyacks

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September 2018

HSN Hopper’s Nyack Walking Tour

Born and raised in Nyack, Hopper said that “in every artist;s development the gem of the later work is always found in the earlier. What he one was, he always is.” See Nyack through his eyes. This tour highlights the influence of light, water, and architecture. A $5 donation to the Historical Society of the Nyacks is suggested. Meet at…

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HSN Downtown Nyack Walking Tour

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Corner of Gedney St. and Main St., Gedney Street and Main Street
Nyack, 10960 United States
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Trace Nyack’s growth from a small river village to a major commercial and manufacturing center during the Gilded Age when Nyack was called the “Gem of the Hudson.” See many of the same buildings that were present at the turn of the century when Nyack was the center of Rockland County life. A $5 donation to the Historical Society of…

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October 2018

HSN South Nyack Walking Tour

Visit the homes of Carson McCullers (author of Member of the Wedding), Hudson River school painter Julian O. Davidson, versatile artist Mortimer Borne, and others. See four Victorians in a row on South Broadway and many others with their floral stained glass entries, palladian widows, mansard roofs, pattern roof shingles and elaborate roof-supporting brackets. A $5 donation to the Historical…

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HSN Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

October 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery & celebrate the lives of many “permanent residents” of the Nyacks who made their mark on the national, state, and local stages. Actress Helen Hayes, playwrights Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, artist Edward Hopper, author Carson McCullers and some of the earliest settlers of the Nyacks are buried here. A $5 donation to the Historical…

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