The Victorian Society New York sponsors a series of lectures at the Bard Graduate Center at 38 West 86th Street in Manhattan (unless noted otherwise on the event listing). No reservations are required for the free lectures. Attendees are invited to meet the speakers at pre-lecture receptions.
Victorian Society New York Free Lecture Series is made possible by a generous donation from Christopher Broadwell and Lewis I. Haber and dues from Chapter members. Join today!
Preservation in the Hudson Highlands Tour
The first stop on this bus tour will be Cold Spring, the site of an iron foundry that operated from 1811- 1911 supplying artillery to the West Point Military Academy across the Hudson River. We will start our exploration of the town with a walking tour of its historic district. Then we will have lunch at the Hudson House, built in 1832. After lunch the bus will take us to Boscobel in nearby Garrison, an 1804 house that was demolished and reassembled on this site in the 1950s. The possibility of visiting nearby private homes is being explored.
FEES ARE TO BE DETERMINED.