THANKS FOR VISITING
We hope you will find out Web site interesting and informative. We update our site monthly with new information.
We are located in the
LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE
297 Locust Avenue
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
Regular 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 (Christmas Party)
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 SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2-4 PM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2-4 PM
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2-4 PM
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2 PM, GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
PROGRAM: DAUGHTERS OFLIBERTY'S LEGACY,PATRIOTS IN PETTICOATS...
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2 PM, GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
PROGRAM:MARC CHESHIRE, MYSTERY OF MONEY ISLAND
MORE INFORMATION ON PROGRAMS TO FOLLOW AT A LATER DATE......................
JOIN US FOR A
Cortlandtville Historical Society has scheduled a Hudson River cruise in
mid-August for members and guests. The cruise is a low-cost attempt to revive
the midsummer excursions that were a popular staple of our Society for years
before bus trips became prohibitively expensive.
boat Evening Star, under the command
of Captain Mary Pat Driscoll, will leave the dock at Riverfront Green in
Peekskill at 12 noon Saturday, August 15, for a three-hour trip to the West
Point area and back. The captain will provide informative narration along the
way. Please be at the dock by 11:30 a.m. to allow time for boarding.
We need a
minimum of 20 people to qualify for the group rate of $20 per person. The boat
can accommodate a maximum of 30 passengers. Reservations, with payment, must be
made by August 7 and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis with
no refunds. No walk-ons will be accepted the day of the cruise.
from Cole’s Market in Montrose (delivered to the boat at the start of the
cruise) are available at $9 each. Or you can bring your own lunch. Beer and
wine are available at a cash bar on board for $4 a serving.
A word of
caution: The boat itself is accessible but access to the boat’s toilet is by a
steep staircase. Anybody unable to navigate this staircase should not go on the
cruise unless they can delay going to the toilet until the boat returns.
have any questions, please contact our trip arranger, Past President George
Kummer, at 914-737-7785 or email@example.com
reservation form appears BELOW. Hope to see you aboard!
Daniel Bailey, President
Van Cortlandtville Historical
Reservation for boat trip
12 noon Saturday,
August 15, 2015
Name(s) _________________________________ ____________________________________
Number of box lunches __________
Phone (in case of severe weather
or other last-minute problem) ___________________________
Reservations @ $20 per person
Box lunches @ $9 per lunch
Total enclosed $____________
Please make your check payable to
Van Cortlandtville Historical Society and return to 297 Locust Avenue,
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 no later than August 7.