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 John Scott Armchair History lecture series continues in the fall of 2018! Presenters will give each of their presentations twice: An even talk at the Nyack Library, then an afternoon talk at the Valley Cottage Library. The program honors the great Rockland County historian John Scott. The HSN asks for a small donation from … Continue reading “2018 Armchair History Dates Announced!”
THE THURSDAY READING CLASS 130th ANNIVERSARY- Exhibition at the Nyack Library From August 1st through September 28th 2018, an exhibition of pamphlets, photographs, and letters from the archives of the “Thursday Reading Class” will be on view in the display cases at the Nyack Library Carnegie-Farian Room. Open during library hours at 59 N. Broadway, … Continue reading “Thursday Morning Reading Class Exhibit at Nyack Library”
Our summer exhibit, “The Many Hats of Frances Pratt” will continue by appointment only through August at our headquarters at 50 Piermont Avenue in Nyack. Please call 845-418-4430 to make an appointment. Born in South Carolina, Frances Pratt arrived in Nyack as a young bride and has lived here ever since. She worked at Nyack Hospital … Continue reading ““The Many Hats of Frances Pratt” Continues”
UPCOMING WALKING TOURS The 2018 Walking Tour season will kick off in April with the Oak Hill Cemetery Tour. A $5 donation to the Historical Society of the Nyacks is suggested. All tours begin at 2pm. See tour descriptions below on where to meet your tour group. April 29th – Oak Hill Cemetery May 6th … Continue reading “2018 Walking Tour Dates!”