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Historical Society of the Nyacks

June 2019

Liberty Street School Exhibit

June 29, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 29, 2019

One event on June 8, 2019 at 8:00 am

Historical Society of the Nyacks 50 Piermont Ave., Nyack, NY, 50 Piermont Ave.
Nyack, 10960 United States
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The Liberty Street School built in 1852 on the corner of Liberty Street and Depew Ave became the first public school in Nyack. The building, which contained grades 1-12, stood for 127 years. The exhibit gives us glimpses of the students and teachers from the 19th century as well as photographs, mementos and stories contributed by alumni for whom the school played an…

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September 2019

Downtown Nyack Walking Tour

September 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Corner of Gedney St. and Main St., Gedney Street and Main Street
Nyack, 10960 United States
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$5

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. Meet 2pm at the foot of Main Street…

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October 2019

HSN South Nyack Walking Tour

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$5

South Nyack – June 9th & October 13th 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…

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HSN Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

$5

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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