Annual Fall Festival Open House with a demonstration of Colonial cooking and free samples and sales of Hudson Valley apple treats to benefit the many programs of The Van Cortlandtville Historical Society at its Little Red Schoolhouse on Locust Avenue in Cortlandt Manor. Open free to the public.
Ted Winser, a guide and lecturer from the Bear Mountain Trailside Museum and Constitution Island, will prepare chicken and dumplings using Colonial-era cooking methods and utensils. Pumpkins and apples from area farms will be offered for sale, along with apple pies and pastries, hot dogs, and hot cider, coffee and tea, and soda. Local honey from George Kummer a Society member from Cortlandt, will also be on sale to raise funds.
The Little Red Schoolhouse is located at the north end of Locust Avenue, on the hill just south of Oregon Road next to Old Saint Peter's Church and cemetery in the Town of Cortlandt. For more information,visit: www.vancort.net; or, call the Schoolhouse at 914-736-7868 on Sunday.
Posted by Bob Foley, Program Chairman & Society Board Member