Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm
One of the area's most popular speakers returns with a presentation on the history and ecology of Haverstraw Bay. Scott Craven -Ossining native, police officer, Hudson Valley Historian - will share is unique understanding, perception and appreciation of the culture and heritage of our area.
Free and open to the public.
Ottinger Room, Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
History of Sylvan Glen aka the Mohegan Quarry
Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Have you ever gazed up at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in NYC, the foundations of the George Washington Bridge, or the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington . D.C. They all have something in common: they were constructed with granite quarried from the Mohegan Quarry in Yorktown. The quarry is now part of the Sylvan Glen Park Preserve Tom Travis, Yorktown Historical Society trustee and town archivist, is joined by former trustee Sigmund Lasker to talk about the fascinating time in early part of the 20th Century when more than 200 workers were found manning the winches and cutting the stone.
John C. Hart Memorial Library, Yorktown's Community Library, East Main Street, Shrub Oak