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SOTM Contents: Jan-Mar 2023

2023 67-01 SOTM Cover

Vol. 67, No. 1 — January–March 2023


Pretty Penny - Former Nyack Home of Helen Hayes and Charles MacArthur - Recognized by United for Libraries as a Literary Landmark
The Historical Society's own Clare Sheridan writes up an account of the celebratory weekend.

Elizabeth Hopper's Evening Gown
Our Senior Historian writes up the current exhibit at the Hopper House in Nyack, designed to complement the Hopper Show at the Whitney Museum in New York City.

St. Nicholas Day, 2022

Remembering Nancy Cacioppo

Journal News reporter Nancy Cacioppo, who became known for her sensitive reporting on the arts, history and historic preservation of Rockland County, is remembered by her fellow newspaperman, Arthur H. Gunther 3rd.

Remembering Catherine M. Dodge
Marianne B. Leese remembers Catherine Dodge, environmentalist, former trustee of the Historical Society of Rockland County and lifelong resident of Rockland County.

Viewing Pretty Penny by Edward Hopper at the Smith College Museum of Art. Photographed by Marjorie H. Johnson, February 6, 2023. The painting was donated to Smith by Helen Hayes MacArthur, who did not attend college, but Smith gaver the first of her several honorary degrees.

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The Historical Society of Rockland County
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New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 634-9629
Fax: (845) 634-8690
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While all efforts are made to ensure accuracy in the articles, the Historical Society assumes no responsibility for opinions and conclusions expressed or implied by contributors. The editors welcome contributions of letters and articles. Please contact us at the Historical Society.

©2023 The Historical Society of Rockland County
All rights reserved

Editor: Marjorie H. Johnson
Consulting Editor: Marianne B. Leese

Printing by Harrington Press, Nyack, New York


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