Walking tour of historic sites in Warwick set for Saturday

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:42

Warwick — Village of Warwick’s Historian Jean Beattie May will conduct an outdoor walking tour of one of the village of Warwick’s most historic areas on Saturday, Oct. 15. The hour long tour will begin at the A.W. Buckbee Center and cover the area around Forester Square, then on to the Village Hall and the 1810 House. Learn about the Wawayanda Hotel where Frank Forester, author of Warwick Woodlands, stayed when visiting Warwick in the 1840’s to hunt and fish. Hear about the route and stops George and Martha Washington made on their way to the general’s headquarters in Newburgh. Learn about Sally Servin and her farm. She lived in the beautiful brick building behind the Buckbee Center on Forester Avenue, which is now owned by the Kennedy family. Wear comfortable shoes. Meet at the A.W. Buckbee Center at 10:30 a.m. The price for this walk back into history is $5 per person for this special tour. Call the Warwick Historical Society at 845-986-3236 to register.