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Walk through History: The Andre/Arnold Affair

Treason Marker
09/22/15

THIS WALK IS SOLD OUT. THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us for a

Walk through History:
The Andre/Arnold Affair

When: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 10 am
Where: The walking tour begins at Haverstraw/Dutchtown Park at 10 am, continues at Emeline Park at 11 am, breaks for lunch (on your own), and concludes at Hoyer’s Ice Cream at 1:30 pm
Price: $FREE, but reservations are required, and donations are greatly appreciated! (Guests are responsible for all costs associated with parking, lunch  and dessert.)

On September 22, 1780, Major John Andre and Benedict Arnold met along the Hudson shoreline. 
Their act of treason was a pivotal point in the Revolutionary War. Join us as we retrace the steps of Andre and Arnold in Rockland County. Guests will learn the details of this important historical event by visiting some of the places that were involved.

Meet your guide at the Haverstraw Dutchtown Park/playground by 10 am for a 15 minute walk, each way, along the stroller-accessible river path. Bring the family! Then visit the Treason Site Monument 
at Emeline Park and hear the story behind it. (Your guide will provide driving directions).

Afterward, we’ll break for lunch. Guests are welcome to select one of the fine restaurants in Haverstraw to dine or bring a picnic (but save room for dessert at our final stop).

Finally, after lunch, we’ll meet at 1:30 pm at Hoyer’s Ice Cream, where our guide will provide information about the Treason House and the Historical Marker located on Route 9W.

You’re welcome to join us for all or part of this “Walk through History.”

  • Part 1 of the tour begins at 10 am at Haverstraw Dutchtown Park/playground. Take Route 9W to Short Clove Road (the big wall), turn left at the bottom and continue past the quarry operation to a small playground and parking lot on your left. 
  • Part 2 of the tour begins at approximately 11 am at Emeline Park, below First Street in Haverstraw. 
  • Part 3 of the tour begins at 1:30 pm at Hoyer’s Ice Cream, Route 9W, West Haverstraw. Your guide will provide handouts with driving directions to all stops. Guests will travel in their own cars from place to place.

To make a reservation online, click on the Brown Paper Tickets logo:



TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS BY MAIL, DOWNLOAD, FILL OUT, AND RETURN THE PDF FORM BELOW BY 
SEPTEMBER
15, 2015, TO:

The Historical Society of Rockland County
20 Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956

Phone: (845) 634-9629
Fax: (845) 634-8690

Note: Space on this outdoor walking tour is strictly limited for safety. A waiting list will be compiled, and available spaces will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Only those with confirmed reservations will be accommodated. If you register and find you cannot attend, please be considerate and let us know so we can release your space to someone on the waiting list.


Downloads
2015 Arnold-Andre Walk through History Registration PDF

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