Van Cortlandtville Historical Society - Where History Comes Alive




  
98 YEARS AND GOING STRONG
 The Van Cortlandtville
Historical Society
Be sure to be a part of another exciting year of exceptional guest speakers and additional surprises and special events.      
                                     
                   
 
The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society will host an OPEN HOUSE ON THE FIRST SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH, from 2 to 4 p.m., at The Little Red Schoolhouse, 297 Locust Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, New York. 
                                          This 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 www.vancort.net; or, call (914) 736-7868.
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                          OPEN HOUSE PROGRAM 
      IS THE FIRST SUNDAY OF  EVERY MONTH 2-4 PM  
     FIRST OPEN HOUSE OF THE YEAR...SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2019 
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IMPORTANT UPCOMING SPEAKERS AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
                                                                                                                                          
 SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019, 2:00 pm     
          
               

Prior to the current Metro-North system, how many principal rail lines tracked through Westchester? What electric trolleys traversed the area? When and why did they stop service? Join us as we hop aboard a train in words and pictures                       

"The History of Railways Around and About Westchester", 

by Author Kent Patterson           


About our Speaker

After a long and varied career on the railroad with  Metro-North and its predecessors, Kent Patterson retired as a manager and pursued his interest of history of local transportation. His first book was about Westchester County Airport and other local airports-then and now!
           
                          FREE and open to the Public 
         Sponsored by The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society 
    At The Little Red Schoolhouse297 Locust Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, NY                               www.vancort.net or call                                                                     (914) 736-7868                                                 
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