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History by Candlelight: Sunday

­­by Terri Kayden

Spend an enchanted evening at the historic 1832 Jacob Blauvelt farmhouse on Sunday 12/13 from 4-6p for the Annual Candlelight Tours.

The evening is magical as the historic home is illuminated with candlelight and lanterns, fragrant with traditional sweets and decorated with festive greenery. Experience Dutch-American holiday traditions of the 1830’s, with 19th century music and song, docents in period costumes and seasonal refreshments.

Reservations are required for the tours located on the grounds of the Historical Society of Rockland County, 20 Zukor Road in New City. For information call The Historical Society of Rockland County at 845-634-9629 or visit

Admission is $10 and $8 HSRC members. Children are $5. Price includes admission to the 34th Annual Miniature and Dollhouse Show: A Serendipity!

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Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.

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