Events

Event Title: Cancelled - Hopper's Nyack Walking Tour

Date of Event: 05/31/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

Due to the current Covid-19 health crisis, this tour has been cancelled. It will be run on October 4th. Born and raised in Nyack, Hopper said that “in every artist’s development the gem of the later work is always found in the earlier. What he one was, he always is.” See Nyack through his eyes. This tour highlights the influence of light, water, and architecture. Meet 2pm at the front of the Edward Hopper House, at 82 N. Broadway. This tour will also be run on October 4th.  The HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Cancelled - South Nyack Walking Tour

Date of Event: 06/07/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the June 7th South Nyack walking tour has been cancelled. This tour will run again in 2021, please watch our Events page in the future.

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 HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Cancelled - Upper Nyack Walking Tour

Date of Event: 06/28/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

 Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the June 28th Upper Nyack Walking Tour has been cancelled. This tour will run again in 2021, please watch our Events page in the future.

This tour begins across from “Pretty Penny” the former residence of Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur and proceeds north on Broadway past a string of remarkably detailed Victorian mansions, a fire company, and sites of early ship building and commerce. Meet 2pm at the northwest corner of S. Broadway and 6th Avenue. The HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Children's Walking Tour

Date of Event: 09/12/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

New for 2020! A children’s tour for ages 6-12. Learn about the Nyack Library, the Historical Society Museum, and our wonderful Memorial Park! Meet at 2pm at the main entrance to the Nyack Library at 59 South Broadway. The HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Downtown Nyack Walking Tour

Date of Event: 09/20/2020 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). The HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Win Perry Lecture: "What's Happening at the John Green House?"

Date of Event: 09/23/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

RESCHEDULED TO SEPT. 23rd 2020

Win Perry, retired architect and current President of both the
Historical Society of the Nyacks and the John Green Preservation
Coalition, will give an illustrated talk about the progress to date
on the rehabilitation of the John Green House on lower Main Street in Nyack.

He will speak about the work that remains and plans for its eventual
use. He will also tell the story of Captain John Green, early 19th
Century transportation pioneer and community builder.

A native Nyacker and a descendant of the early settlers of the
community, Win  Perry led the efforts of a group of volunteers who
restored the Hopper House in the 1970s.  He now devotes his
dedication and expertise to one of Nyack’s oldest buildings, the John
Green House on lower Main Street.

Wednesday, March 18 at 2 p.m.

at the Tappan Library  93 Main St, Tappan, NY 10983

Register for the event  by calling the Tappan Library (845) 359-3877
or online by clicking HERE. 

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Denise Starr at
the Tappan Library at (845)359-3877.


Event Title: Hopper's Nyack Walking Tour

Date of Event: 10/04/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

Born and raised in Nyack, Hopper said that “in every artist’s development the gem of the later work is always found in the earlier. What he one was, he always is.” See Nyack through his eyes. This tour highlights the influence of light, water, and architecture. Meet 2pm at the front of the Edward Hopper House, at 82 N. Broadway.  The HSN suggests a $10 donation for this tour.


Event Title: Oak Hill Cemetery Walking Tour

Date of Event: 10/25/2020 2:00pm

About the Event:

Oak Hill Cemetery – October 25th
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 HSN suggests a $10 donation for the tour.