Van Cortlandtville Historical Society - Where History Comes Alive

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THE VAN CORTLANDTVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
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     We are located in the LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE
           297 Locust Avenue,  Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567   
  Regular Business meetings, followed by a program, are held on the third Saturday of each month beginning at 2 p.m. 
                    (except as noted)  ..... July (Picnic)
    November (Annual luncheon)   December (Holiday Party)    
         
    THE VAN CORTLANDTVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY      CELEBRATING  " 97 "  YEARS OF HISTORY IN 2018

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              Historic Little Red Schoolhouse  
The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society will host an Open House the first Sunday of each month from April to November... from 2 to 4 p.m., at The Little Red Schoolhouse, 297 Locust Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, New York.  The event is open free to the public. Visitors will be given a guided tour of the 19-century one-room schoolhouse, which until the mid-1970s was still functioning as part of the Lakeland Central School District.  The schoolroom and adjoining meeting room of the Society has books, photographs and classroom items dating back to that early era.   Light refreshments will be available. The Little Red Schoolhouse is located at the north end of Locust Avenue next to Old Saint Peter’s Church and cemetery, just south of Oregon Road in the Town of Cortlandt.  For more information:  Visit our website at www.vancort.net; or,
call (914) 736-7868-.    ____________________________      

          
OPEN HOUSE PROGRAM will reopen on 
  Sunday, May 6, 2018
Come join us.
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        COMING UP, APRIL 21, 2018 AT 2:00 after a brief business meeting.

     Kent Patterson, will be our guest speaker, Author of:
                               History of Area Aviation
           Westchester County Airport---Then and Now
              


                      Author and aviation enthusiast 
Kent Patterson (formerly of Croton) will present a picture program and answer questions about the history of Westchester County Airport and other airfields of past times. 
         What vital role did these local airports play during the Golden Age of aviation of almost a century ago?  Who were some of the world famous pioneers of flight and the entertainment industry who flew in and out of these Westchester area airports?  How and when did the County Airport transition from a strategic military transportation facility to the busy civilian hub that it is today?  His book will be available for sale and signing at his talk.                   ----
 
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2 p.m.   FREE to Public

            Sponsored by The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society 
At The Little Red Schoolhouse
297 Locust Avenue, Cortlandt Manor

                             www.vancort.net                                                         (914) 736-7868 








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