September 10, 10:00 Ossining
Start at the Ossining Community Center, viewing permanent exhibits on the Old Croton Aqueduct and Sing Sing Prison. Learn about the plans for the proposed Sing Sing Prison. Stroll along the spectacular new Sing Sing Kill Greenway, a picturesque walkway that runs through the ravine, passing over the Kill Brook and under the double-arch aqueduct bridge. A van has been requested as the length is 1.2 miles.
There will be a reception overlooking the Hudson River at the conclusion of the program.
September 24, 10:00 Fort Montgomery
The Battle for Fort Montgomery
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
690 Route 9W, Fort Montgomery 10922
Come for a unique, extended tour of one of the Hudson Valley’s most dramatic battle sites!
Drawing mainly on first-hand accounts and archaeological data, this ramble will bring to life the
Revolutionary War attack on Fort Montgomery using the words of the soldiers who were there and what they left behind. Program will last approximately 2 hours and include rarely visited spots of the battlefield and conclude with a musket firing demonstration. The Ramble will mostly visit sites on the west side of 9W, the route the Crown Forces marched from and the areas where they formed up for the attack. Or just ramble around the visitor center and archaeological ruins on the east side of 9W overlooking the Hudson River and Bear Mountain Bridge while others are walking.
Registration: Call or email by 9/9
Not suitable for children under: 12
Lunch at Bear Mountain Park