Yorktown Historical Society Hosts Three January Events

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Historical Society will be hosting several events in January. 

The schedule and a brief overview of each event is below. 

Tuesday, Jan. 7: "Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America."

The lecture will be hosted by Gilbert King and is part of a scholar's lecture series entitled, "Long Path to Equality."

Location: John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, 400 Jay Street, Katonah, N.Y.

Please contact the Friends Office for more information at 914-232-8119.

Thursday, Jan. 9: "Westfield Tower and the Field Family of Mohegan Lake," a presentation by the research and preservation subcommittee of the Board for the Yorktown Historical Society on the history of William Bradhurst Osgood Field, his family and properties in Mohegan Lake.

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Yorktown Community and Cultural Center, 1974 Commerce Street, Ground Floor Senior Room, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. 10598

Saturday, Jan. 18: "Embracing Peekskill After Dark." Photographer Walter Rabetz presents Embracing Peekskill After Dark, at the monthly meeting of the Van Cortlandtville Historical Society.

Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Van Cortlandtville School House, 297 Locust Avenue, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y. 10567

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