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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.

Extended through 1/22/22: Nyack Notables ––Graphic Portraits by Allen Steinman

You may be surprised by the range of famous people who once lived in Nyack who are portrayed in this exhibit by long-time Nyack resident Allen Steinman. A recent visitor had this to say, “I can’t stop smiling…there are so many wonderful people celebrated here.Win and Betty Perry who have given so much, so quietly, Mondaire … Continue reading “Extended through 1/22/22: Nyack Notables ––Graphic Portraits by Allen Steinman”

A short summary of the long history of African American presence in Nyack – by Bill Batson

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”