F NY Riverdale

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Sun Aug 13 2017, 12:00 pm

Forgotten New York – Riverdale, the Bronx

Time: Sunday, August 13, 2017, 12 Noon

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TRAVEL ADVISORY:

NOTE: the MTA has not been running #1 trains above 137th Street on weekends. If this is true on August 13th, take the shuttle bus from the 207th Street on the A train stop to 242nd and budget 30 minutes extra time. Transfer from the #1 to the A can be made at 168th Street.

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See engaging architecture including a pair of Revolutionary War-era buildings, Spanish-American War artifacts, remnants of forgotten passenger railway; enjoy a summer afternoon by Van Cortland Park.

Meet up: Broadway and West 242nd Street, on the right side of the street at the elevated train exit on the park side, last stop of the #1.

Fee: $15 Greater Astoria Historical Society; $20 all others.

All tours run approximately 2 to 2.5 hours unless noted.

RSVP: info@astorialic.org (Walk-ups are always welcome!)

This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society