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2013 John Scott Armchair Walking Tours

2013 Armchair Walking Tours



The 2013 John Scott Armchair Walking Tours

 


Our colleagues at The Historical Society of the Nyacks and the Friends of the Nyacks have announced the schedule for the 2013 fall season of the John Scott Armchair Walking Tours. Please join the HSRC in supporting this popular program, now in its eighteenth year.  The program features slide presentations on local history, architecture and related cultural subjects. The Armchair Walking Tours are dedicated to the memory of John Scott, Rockland County’s great historian. The programs are produced by Bob Goldberg.


1)   “The Ramapos and the Iron Industry, When Sterling Forest was the Iron-Making Capital of New York”

Speaker:  Donald “Doc” Baine

September 18th at 7pm at the Nyack Library 59 South Broadway Nyack

September 19th at 2pm at the Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage

 
2)  “Camp Shanks, First Stop on the Road to Victory in Europe”

Speaker:  Jerry Donnellan

October 16th at 7pm at the Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack

October 17th at 2pm at the Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage


3)  “Trap Rock Quarries in Rockland – Digging Into Our Earliest History”

Speaker:  Bert Dahm

November 13th at 7pm at the Nyack Library, 59 South Broadway, Nyack

November 14th at 2pm  at the Valley Cottage Library, 110 Route 303, Valley Cottage

 

Seating is limited and attendees should pre-register by calling or going on-line.

Nyack Library:   845.358.3379   or   www.NyackLibrary.org

Valley Cottage Library:   845.268.7700   or   www.VCLIB.org


For more information, contact Bob Goldberg at:  845.268.3838   or   bobgoldberg@nyackhistory.org

 

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