Upcoming Events

Yorktown History Series
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 8:00 pm
videotaped lectures
Yorktown Cablevision, Channel 74
Objects and Memory
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities this program explores the relationships between objects and memory. Part of a series of programs at the site to engage the public to see, listen and learn about the places and objects being saved from the past and stories being told around the world. Admission is free. For more information, please call 914 965-4027 ext. 102.
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site, 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701
Brigade of the American Revolution Encampment
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 am
Revolutionary War historians, dressed in period clothing, perform military drill and battle demonstrations at 2:00 p.m. each day. Visit their encampments and learn about life during the Revolution. The program runs Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. @ 35 to 45 minutes from Yorktown. Admission is free. call (845) 561-1765 ext 22 for more information. While you are there, visit the exhibit building and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor at the same location.
New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site, 374 Temple Hill Road, New Windsor, NY 12553
Old Croton Aqueduct Weir Tour
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 10:00 am
Watch a short film about the Aqueduct and then accompany Jean Horkins on a short walk to the Weir on the Double Arch Bridge, where you will descend into the original 1842 brick water tunnel and learn its history. Sponsored by the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct Free and open to the public
meet at the Ossining Community Center, 95 Broadway for a short film and then walk to the weir chamber on the Double Arch Bridge nearby
Yorktown History Series
Monday, April 28, 2014 at 8:00 pm
videotaped lectures
Yorktown Cablevision, Channel 74
The Bear Mountain Bridge - Jewel of the Hudson
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Over a period of four years, Walter Rabetz photographed the Bear Mountain Bridge and its immediate environs - at all hours of the day, and in all weather - to decisively and passionately document the extraordinary grandeur of this beautiful bridge and the Hudson Highlands. Free and open to the public
Ottinger Room, Croton Free LIbrary, 171 Cleveland Drive, Croton-on-Hudson, NY