Little Red School House Visit
Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 2:00 am
Tour with a docent the Little Red School House at 297 Locust Ave. next to Old Saint Peter's Church and cemetery just south of Oregon Road in the Town of Cortlandt. Parking is at top of driveway or in adjacent cemetery lot. The house is operated by The VanCorlandtville Historic Society.
297 Locust Ave.. Cortland
The Chain that Saved Colonies
Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:30 am
“The Chain that Saved Colonies” by Donald “Doc” Bayne of Orange County Historical Society. To stop the British invasion of the New England colonies during the American Revolution, Peter Townsend manufactured a Great Chain at Sterling Forest. An eye-opening presentation.
Yorktown Community Center, Nutrition Room, Commerce St., Yorktown Hts.
The Story of the Nimbams
Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 7:30 am
“The Story of the Nimbams” by Alfred (Stone-Heart) and Edward (Wolf) Conley. The brothers are descendants of Chief Daniel Nimbam and are members of the Schanghticoke First Nation. November is Native American month. Much history has been lost regarding the indigenous people of the Hudson and Housatonic valleys where the Waping tribes resided before the American Colonies.
Yorktown Hart Library, 1130 Main St., Shrub Oak.