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  
     
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IMPORTANT UPCOMING SPEAKERS AND SPECIAL EVENTS:
                                                                                                                                          
 Here are some pictures from this successful presentation, taken by Bob Foley

Thank you Troop 45!








                           
                       DEDICATION TO THE FRENCH SOLDIERS 
 July 7, 2019  Sunday afternoon at 3:00 at Old St. Peter's Church, located in the Old Cemetery, adjacent to the Little Red Schoolhouse.    Receptions follows at the Schoolhouse next door. Come and pay tribute to the French Soldiers who lost their lives fighting for our cause during the Revolutionary War. These soldiers are represented by the 7 white crosses located on the North West side of the Old Church. 
                                   This  above event is free and open to the public
                       Located on the corner of Oregon Road and Locust Avenue,                                                                       Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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The Officers and the Board of Directors Invite you to the Annual July Barbecue,
Saturday, July 20, 2019 lunch served at 12:30
See sign-up sheet


                                                              
      FUN, FOOD, AND FELLOWSHIP


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           AUGUST EVENT
     WILL BE OUR BOAT RIDE
Van Cortlandtville Historical Society
Reservation for Boat Trip
2 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019
 
 
Name(s) _________________________________   ____________________________________
 
Number of buffet lunches __________
 
Phone (in case of severe weather or other last-minute problem) ___________________________
 
Reservations @ $28 per person __________
 
Buffet lunches @ $9 per person __________
 
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 June 30.

 
SEE EVENT PAGE for upcoming Speaker and Programs*********************
     See you in September with a new program!

                                       
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