CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 28TH ANNUAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: 28TH ANNUAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

The Historical Society of Rockland County [HSRC] is accepting nominations for the 28th annual Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Awards through March 1. Presented during National Historic Preservation Month in May, the awards recognize historic preservation efforts in Rockland County. Historical preservation activities, projects, and phases of projects that have been completed within the past 10 […]

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving History for Future Generations

HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Preserving History for Future Generations

BY SUPERVISOR GEORGE HOEHMANN Clarkstown is fortunate to have one of the oldest sand stone houses in the region located in West Nyack. The Tallman-Budke house is the most significant architectural artifact in the area and was first constructed nearly 300 years ago. The Vanderbilt-Budke-Traphagen house represents a colonial revival style dwelling. My family and […]

Potanovic Talks Lederle

Potanovic Talks Lederle

The history of Lederle Labs in Pearl River will be the topic of conversation on Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at the Tappan Library. Local photographer, environmentalist, author and activist George Potanovic, Jr. will discuss his book, “Honoring Our Heritage: Celebrating the People, Science and Innovation at Pearl River,” which traces the 105- year […]

HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO PRESENT ROCKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE’S HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS

The Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC) is pleased to announce the 23rd annual Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Awards. These awards are presented in recognition of outstanding historic preservation efforts in Rockland County. The awards will be presented at a country supper on the grounds of the Historical Society’s historic Jacob Blauvelt Homestead […]

Rockland County High School Local History Conference brings students together for a day of history

Rockland County High School Local History Conference brings students together for a day of history

The Historical Society of Rockland County (HSRC) hosted a High School History Conference on April 9,2013. This day-long gathering was held at the Comfort Inn in Nanuet and brought together high school history honor students, their advisors and the Social Studies Chairpersons from all of the Rockland County High Schools. Craig Long (County Historian), County […]