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Historic Traphagen | 131 Germonds Rd., West Nyack,
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7th Annual Fall Festival with Heritage of West Nyack

Sunday, October 20, 2019

12 – 4 pm

Join the Revolution, the glorious cause! See how militia men and camp followers of the American Revolutionary War lived in the 1770’s. Heard’s Brigade of the New Jersey Militia is seeking visitors to cheer on our encampment of 18th century tents, open-fire pit cooking, militia drills, musket firing and other living history demonstrations! Maybe we will come upon the British and those Loyalists!



NEW—Scavenger Hunt

NEW—Weaving and Spinning Demonstrations

Horse Drawn Hayride (12:30 – 3:30 pm)

Petting Zoo by Nickel-O Farms

Tour the Budke House and see the long awaited first phase of the restoration

Pumpkin Picking, Decorating and Painting

Sheep Shearing by Fred Depaul. Demos on the history of sheep shearing

Children’s Games, Crafts and Storytime by The Hausner Family. Hear the Witch of West Nyack Story.

Lace Making Demonstration by Mayra Petretti—Metropolitan Chapter IOLI

Pen Turning Workshop, Hudson Valley Wood Turners, for ages 12 & up (pre-registration appreciated)

West Nyack Fire Department and local Cub Scout and Boy Scout Troops

Enjoy, Music, Raffles, Craft Vendors and Demonstrations, Free Mini-Golf & more!

Food Vendors and Refreshments for Purchase


FREE parking at Germonds Park and an easy stroll on the sidewalk to the Historic Vanderbilt/Traphagen and Tallman/Budke Houses

Clarkstown Mini Bus Shuttle will also be providing transportation to and from the properties.

Rain or Shine

At Historic Traphagen, 131 Germonds Road adjacent to Germonds Park, West Nyack
Listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places

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