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Stay tuned to the Events section of our Facebook page as well! News-worthy events have included:

  • September 29, 2023 -  A public on-site celebration with the Mayor, Elijah Reichlin-Melnick, and more, in celebration of the completion of the North wall's restoration by contractor Steve Morris

  • September, 2023 - JGPC receives a generous Grant from a New York City-based Foundation.

  • September, 2023 - Confirmation arrives of a wonderful matching grant of over $8000 from the Daughters of the American Revolution.

  • May 2, 2023 - Contractors begin the careful work of restoring the underlying red sandstone of the North (street-facing) wall of the house! An anonymous donor supplies some surplus sandstones that are a good match. Watch our Instagram page and our Facebook page for progress photos.

  • May, 2023 - A busy Grant-writing Spring.

  • January, 2023 - Wrapped up a successful and major end-of-2022 fundraiser. We raised $40K to allow us to pay contractors until reimbursed from a (pending) NY State Grant are accessible. Details to follow.

  • December 31, 2022 - Awarded a reimbursable $75K grant (NY State and Dormitory Authority). Great news!.. details and paperwork will follow, but we are all hopeful.

  • December 12, 2022 - Unveiling ceremony for the Pomeroy Historic marker featuring Mayor Hammond and State Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick

  • Bi-weekly Work Parties during Spring/Summer 2022 (see our Facebook page for advance notice)

  • March 19, 2022 - Installation of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation historic marker

  • November 6, 2021 - "Greater Nyack COVID-Fatigue Music Festival", by Eagle Scout Elias Price (Troop 97)

  • March 17, 2021 - Nyack Library and Historical Society of the Nyacks co-sponsored Armchair Tour "The Complicated Legacy of John Green" (incl. discussion).  The talk and discussion can be watched at your convenience!

  • February, 2021 - Nyack Village Board of Trustees designate the John Green House a Village Historic Landmark.

  • December 2020 - Fund raiser through the sale of beautiful Astrith Deyrup paintings

  • November 16, 2019 - John Green House Fall Benefit (hosted by the Nyack Boat Club)

In the News (and media)

Below is a list of articles related to the John Green House. All told, they help to tell the story of the house and its place in the community, including historical facts and research.  Tap the story-icon to navigate to the story (each is hosted on its original website).  Contact us if you have a story to add to this archive.

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Nyack News & Views

Greenland in Upper Nyack, by M.Hays (May 2024)

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Crossroads of Rockland History Podcast (Clare Sheridan)

Interview with Winston Perry (Season 15 Episode 159, Jan. 2024)

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L.Taliaferro (Nyack-Piermont Patch)

Front Wall Restored At Historic John Green House in Nyack (Oct. 2023)

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A.Kratz (Nyack News and Views)

A Facelift for the John Green House (Oct. 2023)

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Lanning Taliaferro (Nyack-Piermont Patch)

Historic Marker Unveiled For John Green House In Nyack (Dec. 12, 2022)

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Jeff Lewis (WRCR 1700 Radio)

Nyack Village Board Designates John Green House on Main Street an Historic Landmark (April 2021)

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Bill Batson

Nyack Sketch Log: The Complex Legacy of John Green (March 2021)

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RCT Admin

JOHN GREEN HOUSE CELEBRATES 200 YEARS ON NOVEMBER 16 AT NYACK BOAT CLUB

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Nancy Cutler

Nyack's oldest house turns 200 as restoration effort continues

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John Patrick Schutz

Nyack's Oldest House - This House Matters

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John Gromada

Save the John Green House

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John Gromada

John Green House to Receive Second Inspection

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Sasha Cohen

The Rise and Fall of the John Green House

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Bill Batson

Nyack Sketch Log: Support the John Green House

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Jennifer Rothschild

Nyack History : The John Green House

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Dave Zornow

Nyack People and Places: John Green House

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Wikipedia

Nyack New York (Wikipedia page)

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Alex Taylor

Nyacks Oldest Home to be Saved: Details Revealed

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Kevin Zawachi

Homeowner, Bank Ignore Nyack Court Order

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