Croton Friends of History is dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Croton-on-Hudson and the Hudson Valley.

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Croton Friends of History
P.O. Box 193
New York 10520
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2015 Events

Coming Soon!

Here’s a list of events planned for 2015. We’ll post more information and descriptions early next year.

  • MARCH – Cornelia Cotton will read excerpts from her recent book, Stepping Stones.
  • APRIL – John Healey will discuss real estate developer Walter Law and his famous Briarcliff Lodge, built in 1902.
  • MAY – Ossining historian Norman MacDonald will speak on the famous Brandreth family, their All-Purpose Brandreth Pills, Porous Plasters and more.
  • JUNE – Trudie Grace and Mark Forlow will talk about their newly published book, The West Point Foundry.
  • SEPTEMBER – Brigid Faranda will look at the John Larkin Manor House and the Hessian Hills Estate.
  • OCTOBER– Margaret Steele will discuss her book about the magician Adelaide Hermann, and demonstrate Ms. Hermann’s magic.
  • NOVEMBER – Deborah Cohen, photographer, will present Vietnam Today, A Personal Journey.
  • DECEMBER – Marc Cheshire and Carl Oechsner will present part two of their series on the history of the bridges of the Croton River.