The HSN’s next exhibit honors the life and body of work of a local celebrity author whose literature resonated internationally: Toni Morrison: A Retrospective will be the subject of our upcoming exhibit, opening at the DePew House, 50 Piermont Ave., Nyack, on Saturday, March 28th at 1pm. Watch for more information coming soon.
The recorded presence of African Americans in Rockland County began at the same time that Europeans arrived in the region. African slaves and free blacks were a part of the Dutch community that settled here in 1687. According to census records from 1723, nearly one fifth of the 1,244 inhabitants of the county were African … Continue reading “A short summary of the long history of African American presence in Nyack – by Bill Batson”
Greetings from Nyack: A Vintage Postcard Exhibition – Extended through March 21st! December 7, 2019 to March 21, 2020.Every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.at The Historical Society of the Nyacks Museum 50 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY 10960 – enter under the front porch Come and enjoy a nostalgic view of Nyack as seen in … Continue reading “Greetings From Nyack – extended!”
We offer this website to introduce the newcomer to the rich history of the Nyack Community, to give established Nyackers a way to share and participate, and to provide easy access for all to our programs and activities.
The HSN’s long running John Scott Armchair History series continues with three lectures this fall. These lectures are free of charge, with donations gratefully accepted to help defray publicity expenses. Each program is presented twice: Wednesdays during the evening at Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack, at 7 p.m., and Thursdays during the afternoon at … Continue reading “2019 Armchair Talks”