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Armchair Lecture: John Green's Legacy

Date of Event: 12/19/2019 2:00pm

About the Event:

2p.m. at the Valley Cottage Library.

Explore the history of one of the oldest stone structure in Nyack, and the man who would become the father of commerce in Rockland County, a driving force between the Nyack Turnpike and daily Steamboat service to New York City, this successful businessman and progressive industrial visionary, nonetheless was one of the last to utilize slave labor in the state of New York. Learn about his structures, conveyances and infrastructure projects that became the backbone of the Village we know today that might not have been achieved without the forced labor of his workers. John Patrick Schutz is the Historian for the Village of Nyack and a relator with Better Homes and Gardens / Rand Realty Nyack.