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Posted on: August 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] a fantastic event tomorrow (Sunday)---Dobbs Ferry Road to Freedom walk and a lecture

"The Decision that won the War" about our role in the Revolutionary War

In recent weeks we have highlighted the significant role the Odell House on Ridge Road in Hartsdale played in the Revolutionary War. WE're all very excited about the agreement to turn the house over to the town and  about our plans to restore the house  as a living museum so students and members of the community will be able to appreciate the role Greenburgh played in our nation's history.

Tomorrow, Sunday, at 1 PM there will be a walk commemorating the Road to Freedom. I've attended some of the previous walks - it's always a great event. If any of your children are taking social studies courses this coming year and if they are going to be studying American history - the walk tomorrow will give them a head start and make this part of our history more meaningful.   Hope to see you tomorrow!


Event Dobbs Ferry 14th Annual Road to Freedom Day & RW250 Lecture
Date Sunday, August 18, 2019
Time & Venue
– 1:00 pm at Gould Park, Ashford Ave & Beacon Hill Drive, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
– 2:00 pm at Mead House, 12 Elm St, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Cost Free, refreshments served
Contact (914) 674-1007
Sponsor Dobbs Ferry Historical Society & Village of Dobbs Ferry
Details Join the Dobbs Ferry Historical Society for our 14th Annual Road to Freedom Walk led by fife & drum and uniformed reenactors as we follow along the route of the Continental Army as they departed the Village of Dobbs Ferry for Yorktown, Virginia, on August 19, 1781. Revolutionary Westchester 250 Information Table: Dr. Erik Weiselberg, RW250 Historian, will engage visitors on ‘“The Decision that Won the War” and topics of local Revolutionary War history

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