UPCOMING EVENTS

Take a Walk through History
BRONX WALKING TOURS
Each tour costs $10 for BCHS members, $20 for non-members. Please make reservations by contacting The Society at (718) 881-8900 to reserve your spot. The tours generally run for 75 minutes.

Riverdale Park
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Take a historic stroll in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in New York City. The tour will include marvelous views of the Hudson River, famous tales of the neighborhood’s great estates, and much more. The tour will meet at the Henry Hudson Monument inside Henry Hudson Park near Kappock & Independence avenues. Take the #1 train to West 231st Street then transfer to the #10 bus.

Westchester Square
Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Visit one of the oldest "villages" of The Bronx.  The area we know as Westchester Square was not only a vibrant town center, but an important village in the history of both Bronx and Westchester counties. Join BCHS noted tour guide Nestor Danyluk on a stroll past historic churches, cemeteries and libraries in this unique neighborhood of The Bronx. Tour starts in front of the White Castle at 2900 East Tremont Avenue. Take #6 train to Westchester Square/East Tremont or Bronx buses #4, #8, #21, #24, 40, and #42.

Co-op City
Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM
From the ruins of the Freedomland Amusement Park rose the nation's largest cooperative housing development.  Yet in spite of its massive scale, there are some surprising secret places in this part of The Bronx. Come explore Co-op City and surrounding neighborhoods. This tour will be led by BCHS noted tour guide Nestor Danyluk and will meet at the Barnes & Noble at Bay Plaza. Take Bronx buses #12, #25, #28, #29, and #38.

Pugsley Creek/Clason Point
Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Historically known as Cornell’s Neck, this tour will explore a southeastern Bronx community that has a local history dating back to Native Americans and their encounters with our borough’s earliest European settlers. The tour will include history on ancient estates, amusement parks, views of the Long Island Sound, and the beautiful Pugsley Creek Park. This tour will be led by BCHS noted tour guide Nestor Danyluk and will meet at the end of Castle Hill Avenue. Take the #6 train to Castle Hill Avenue and transfer to the #22 bus to Castle Hill and Norton avenues.
SPECIAL ANNUAL EVENTS

Valedictorian Awards Program at the Museum of Bronx History

BCHS Annual Golf Event at
the Split Rock Golf Course

FREE PUBLIC LECTURES
The following two public lectures will be held at the Museum of Bronx History, located at 3266 Bainbridge Avenue, The Bronx, New York 10467. For directions, please call (718) 881- 8900

THE BLOCK
Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Take a walk down memory lane with Phil Coltoff as he talks about his new book, The Block, which covers his early years growing up in the Crotona Park section of the South Bronx.

BRONX RIVER HISTORY AND FOLKLORE
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Mr. Stephen DeVillo, longtime BCHS member, has been doing research on the Bronx River for many years. Join him as he shares that research from his new book titled Bronx River History and Folklore.

THE BRONX: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY’S BEAUTIFUL BOROUGH
Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 1:00PM

Join the official Bronx borough historian Lloyd Ultan and Ms. Shelley Olson on a fact-filled discussion about their latest publication The Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York’s City’s Beautiful Borough.

SPRING EXHIBITIONS AT THE
MUSEUM OF BRONX HISTORY

THE HIGH BRIDGE NEWS
A TEEN THURSDAYS PROJECT
APRIL 8 – OCTOBER 7

High Bridge Exhibit
New York City's Oldest Bridge
& Newest Greenway

Through October 4, 2015

 
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