Current Exhibit: Liberty Street School

The Historical Society of the Nyacks “Liberty Street School” Exhibition runs Saturday March 2nd through Saturday, June 29thth, 1-4pm at the DePew House, Piermont Avenue, Nyack.

*The exhibit will be open from 1 to 6pm on Saturday June 8th*

Liberty Street School will be available to view by appointment in July, please call (845) 418 – 4430 or e-mail to make an appointment.

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 important role in their lives.  Archives of the Nyack Historical Society and the Nyack Library Local History Room provided much source material for the exhibit.

The Historical Society of the Nyacks is located in the historic Depew House at 50 Piermont Avenue, Nyack NY 10960 – across from Memorial Park.  Enter under the front porch.

Open Hours are Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.
Visits to the Museum at other hours can be arranged by emailing or by contacting us through our website,

A companion exhibition will be featured in the glass cases inside the
Nyack Library, Carnegie-Farian room, during the library’s open hours.
The library is located at 59 S. Broadway, Nyack NY 10960.