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Historical Society of the Nyacks

June 2021

Toni Morrison: A Retrospective

June 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021

Historical Society of the Nyacks 50 Piermont Ave., Nyack, NY, 50 Piermont Ave.
Nyack, 10960 United States
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The life of local celebrity and Nobel prize-winning author Toni Morrison is re-examined in this exhibit curated by local novelist, Brenda Ross. The exhibit covers a refreshing set of Morrison’s life lessons offering a glimpse of her not well-explored before, including her insights on the creative process, Black women and feminism, and capturing ‘the Black voice’. Learn how she usually…

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September 2021

Historical Society of the Nyacks Downtown Nyack Walking Tour

September 19, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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. Meet 2pm at the foot of Main Street…

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Historical Society of the Nyacks Children’s Walking Tour

September 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nyack History: Nyack Historical Society Picture Postcard History of Nyack

A children’s tour for ages 6-12. Learn about the Nyack Library, the Historical Society Museum, and our wonderful Memorial Park! Meet 2pm in front of Couch Court: 46 South Broadway (on the corner of South Broadway and DePew Ave.) To help cover the costs of maintaining our exhibit space, publicity, and future programs, the Historical Society of the Nyacks asks…

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October 2021

Historical Society of the Nyacks: Edward 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. Meet 2pm at the front of the Edward Hopper House, at 82 N. Broadway.…

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Historical Society of the Nyack Oak Hill Cemetery Tour

October 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery and 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. Meet 2pm at the Cemetery entrance…

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