Events

Event Title: Walking Tour - Downtown Nyack

Date of Event: 09/19/2021 2:00pm

About the Event:

Trace Nyack’s growth from a small river village to a major commercial and manufacturing center during the Gilded Age when Nyack was called the “Gem of the Hudson.” See many of the same buildings that were present at the turn of the century when Nyack was the center of Rockland County life. Meet 2pm at the foot of Main Street (near where Gedney Street meets Main). To help cover the costs of maintaining our exhibit space, publicity, and future programs, the Historical Society of the Nyacks asks for a $10 donation from participants.


Event Title: Walking Tour - Oak Hill Cemetery

Date of Event: 10/24/2021 2:00pm

About the Event:

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery and celebrate the lives of many “permanent residents” of the Nyacks who made their mark on the national, state, and local stages. Actress Helen Hayes, playwrights Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, artist Edward Hopper, author Carson McCullers and some of the earliest settlers of the Nyacks are buried here. Meet 2pm at the Cemetery entrance gate, Route 9W, between Sickles Avenue and 5th Avenue. To help cover the costs of maintaining our exhibit space, publicity, and future programs, the Historical Society of the Nyacks asks for a $10 donation from participants.