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Hike through History: Jackie Jones Mountain

2021-12-04 Fire Tower
2021-12-04 Orak
December 04, 2021

THIS HIKE IS SOLD OUT! THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST!

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

Harriman State Park Hike through History
Jackie Jones Mt. Fire Tower & Orak Estate

When: Saturday, December 4, 2021, 9:30 am-12:30 pm — rain or shine!
Where: THE MEETING LOCATION HAS BEEN EMAILED TO ALL REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS. IF YOU HAVEN'T RECEIVED THE EMAIL, CONTACT [email protected] OR CALL US AT (845) 634-9629
Price: $25/person (includes guided hike and your choice of a high-quality book about Rockland County history)

Led by HSRC Trustees Gordon Wren and Tony Benedict, this history-rich hike will take you to the top of Jackie Jones Mountain and the 60 foot steel fire tower at its summit, where you’ll enjoy spectacular views of the Hudson River and, if the day is clear, the New York City skyline. On the way, you’ll pass the ruins of the Orak mansion built in 1923 as the summer home of the Karo syrup company executive George Briggs Buchanan.

The hike is approximately three miles (round-trip). It is rated as moderate to strenuous, with some areas of difficult terrain. Sturdy footwear is required. 

All hikers must bring their own water and snacks.

Additional notes:
  • Space on this hike will be strictly limited to to ensure safety.
  • 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 NOVEMBER 24, 2021,TO:

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

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



Downloads
2021-12-04 Jackie Jones Mt Hike Registration PDF

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