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Crossroads: The SS Columbia Project

2017-03 Crossroads Liz McEnany
2017-03 Crossroads SS Columbia
March 20, 2017

Did you know that the tradition of the Hudson River Excursion Steamboat is about to be revived? Tune in to the next Crossroads of Rockland History on

Monday, March 20, 2017, 9:30 am

We'll welcome Liz McEnaney, Executive Director of the SS Columbia Project. The landmark SS Columbia is currently being restored; once it is, the steamboat will become a floating platform for arts, education, and entertainment that connects New York City and the Hudson Valley.

Tune in to or locally on 1700 AM, right after the WRCR morning show, on Monday March 20, 9:30 am, to find out all about the SS Columbia Project.

To learn more about the SS Columbia Project, visit

About Liz McEnaney, Executive Director the of SS Columbia Project: Liz is an architectural historian and preservationist. She has curated museum exhibitions, developed site interpretation plans, and advocated for the waterfront issues in both New York City and the Hudson Valley. Before finding her sea legs, Liz was Executive Director of the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation and worked for the artist Maya Lin’s What Is Missing? Foundation. She has also been involved in initiatives
focused on the Hudson Valley. She produced the documentary film Hudson Rising and worked with the Commissioner of the New York State Quadricentennial Commission.

Liz is an adjunct professor in the Urban Design and the Historic Preservation program at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. She also teaches in the Sustainable Urban Design Program at NYU Tandon Engineering.

The March episode of “Crossroads of Rockland History” is sponsored by The Town of Ramapo, Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and the Ramapo Town Board.  We thank them for their support of our program. 

Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, streams live on the third Monday of each month, 9:30 am, at Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month.


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