Events

Event Title: Walking Tour: Hopper's Nyack

Date of Event: 05/26/2019 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 Historical Society of the Nyacks asks participants for a $5 donation to help support our exhibits and events.


Event Title: Last date for Liberty St. School exhibit

Date of Event: 06/08/2019 1:00pm

About the Event:

It’s the last day to see our Liberty Street School exhibit! Come by our museum space from 1 to 4pm on the lower level of 50 Piermont Avenue, Nyack to catch it before it’s gone!


Event Title: Walking Tour: South Nyack

Date of Event: 06/09/2019 2:00pm

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: Upper Nyack

Date of Event: 06/23/2019 2:00pm

About the Event:

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


Event Title: Walking Tour: Downtown Nyack

Date of Event: 09/22/2019 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 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 2:00pm

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 2:00pm

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.