Historic Piermont Walking Tour —Featuring the Birthplace of Piermont & More | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Historic Piermont Walking Tour —Featuring the Birthplace of Piermont & More


Behind Confetti’s Restaurant
200 Ash Street
Piermont, NY 10968

41.041279 -73.915278

County: Rockland
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 22, 2024, 10:00AM, Ends at 12p. Arrive 15 minutes early


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Join Richard Esnard of the Piermont Historical Society — Walk to Piermont’s historic district, and enjoy the scenic Sparkill Creek stopping at several sites on the National Register of Historic Places. [The drawbridge, Haddock’s Hall & the location of the 1916 silent movie “The Hungry Heart”]. Learn about the dramatic impact of geology and the NY & Erie RR on the village and the nation. [Other topics: Dutch inhabitants, WWII, Paper Mill, and the Revolution]. End the tour at Flywheel Park and learn about Piermont’s industrial era. — Visit Piermont’s 1883 Landmark RR Station Museum at 50 Ash Street located on the scenic Erie Path overlooking the Hudson River. [open from 1 to 4 PM]. Hikers can access via the Erie Path. Motorized visitors park on site. [details in entries 9/8 and 9/22] — Piermont’s Farmer’s Market is located in Flywheel Park from 10 AM to 3 PM. Organization Hosting the Event Piermont Historical Society Phone Number 917-509-5429

Additional Information

Flat walk
Additional Equipment Required: Good walking shoes, water, & walking stick.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 7
Length (miles): 2.5
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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