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Hike through History: Flight 6231 Site

2017 Harriman-Flight 6231 Marker
2021-09-12 NW Crash Hike
September 12, 2021 —September 12, 2021

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

NW Airlines Flight 6231
Hike through History

When: Sunday, September 12, 2021, 9 am early start to beat the heat!
Where: Meeting location provided with confirmed reservation.
Price: $25/person (includes guided hike and your choice of a high-quality book about Rockland County history)

Northwest Airlines Flight 6231 crashed in Harriman State Park on December 1, 1974, just minutes after taking off from Kennedy Airport, on its way to Buffalo. The HSRC invites you to hike with us to the 1974 commercial plane crash site and memorial.

The hike is approximately two miles (one mile in and one mile out). It is rated as moderately difficult and crosses gently rolling terrain. Sturdy footwear is recommended due to some rocky areas.

All hikers must bring their own water and snacks and wear sturdy hiking shoes.

Additional notes:
  • Space on this hike will be strictly limited to to ensure safety.
  • Participants should bring a mask/facial covering and maintain six feet of social distancing. 
  • A waiting list will be compiled, and spaces that become available will be filled on a first come, first served basis. If interest is high, we will reschedule additional hikes. Please note that only those who have made full payment can be accommodated.


TO REGISTER FOR THIS HIKE THROUGH HISTORY, CLICK ON THE EVENTBRITE LOGO:

  

TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS BY MAIL, DOWNLOAD, FILL OUT, AND RETURN THE PDF FORM BELOW, WITH PAYMENT, BY SEPTEMBER 9, 2021,TO:

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

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



Downloads
2021 Hike through History-Flight 6231 Registration Flyer

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