Crossroads of Rockland History: Historical Hiking

2019-06 Crossroads - Smiths Den

Historical Hiking with Gordon Wren

This program originally aired on June 17, 2019. To listen online, click here.

Did you know that Rockland County is rich in historical places located within the area’s woodlands and parklands? Gordon Wren and Clare Sheridan discuss some of the interesting local history that can be explored through historical hikes.

Learn more about some of these places and the organizations in our area that cater to history enthusiasts who love to explore the outdoors,
 such as Claudius Smith's Den; the Northwest Airlines crash site; Doodletown; Sterling Forest Mines and the Ramsay Conklin Site. Organizations in our area that cater to history enthusiasts who love to explore the outdoors -- including the NY/NJ Trail Conference and the Historical Society of the Palisades Interstate Park Region -- are also discussed.


Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Steve and Jeff morning show, on WRCR radio 1700AM and
www.WRCR.com. Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month.

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.



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