Armchair Tour -- Mount Moor Cemetery: Time to Pay Respect

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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The Mount Moor Cemetery Association, the Historical Society of the Nyacks, and the Nyack Library present an evening exploring the past and future of Mount Moor Cemetery, located on the grounds of the Palisade Center in West Nyack. Moderator Bill Batson will host special guest William Stump, Junior Vice Commander of Colonel Augustus van Horne Ellis, Camp #124, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. He'll describe his efforts in the work to restore the grave markers of African American Civil War veterans. Mount Moor is the third cemetery he has surveyed with the intent to have the markers of veterans restored or replaced by the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Please visit this Bill Batson's Nyack Sketch Log at Nyack News and Views to learn more about Mount Moor and this program: https://nyacknewsandviews.com/2020/11/nyack-sketch-log-slaves-and-civil-war-substitutes/


Event Type(s): Adult Program

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