Events

Event Title: Walking Tour: Downtown Nyack

Date of Event: 09/22/2019 1:00pm

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). The Historical Society of the Nyacks asks participants for a $5 donation to help support our exhibits and events.


Event Title: Walking Tour: South Nyack

Date of Event: 10/13/2019 1:00pm

About the Event:

Visit the homes of Carson McCullers (author of Member of the Wedding), Hudson River school painter Julian O. Davidson, versatile artist Mortimer Borne, and others. See four Victorians in a row on South Broadway and many others with their floral stained glass entries, palladian widows, mansard roofs, pattern roof shingles and elaborate roof-supporting brackets. Meet 2pm at the southwest corner of S. Broadway and Cedar Hill Avenue. The Historical Society of the Nyacks asks participants for a $5 donation to help support our exhibits and events.


Event Title: Walking Tour: Oak Hill Cemetery

Date of Event: 10/20/2019 1:00pm

About the Event:

Walk scenic Oak Hill Cemetery & 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. The Historical Society of the Nyacks asks for a $5 donation from participants to help support our programs and exhibits.