Sunday, August 25, 2019

Westchester Sketchers at Lyndhurst Thursday

August 29th

Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate and a comprehensive collection of original decorative arts. Its noteworthy occupants included: former New York City mayor William Paulding, merchant George Merritt, and railroad tycoon Jay Gould.


LOCATION: Lyndhurst 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 Phone: 914-631-4481.
NOTE: Meet by the Welcome Center. Use the upper parking lot. There is a $5.00 per person grounds fee.

DATE: THURSDAY August 29th. Start time 10:00 AM. We will meet by the Welcome Center.
NOTE: Park in the upper parking lot. There is a $5.00 per person grounds fee. (The grounds open at 9:00 AM).

DIRECTIONS: Lyndhurst is located one-half mile south of the Tappan Zee bridge on Route 9. It is approximately 24 miles north of Midtown Manhattan. For more detailed directions see:

TRANSPORTATION from NYC: Take the Metro North – Hudson Line north to Tarrytown. Please contact Marianne (phone number below) if you would like to someone to meet the train and provide a ride from the station. Taxis are available at the train station. Please notify your driver to drop you off at the Welcome Center within the Lyndhurst property. The Welcome Center is a half mile from the main entrance.

LUNCH: 12:30 PM. We will have lunch by the picnic tables by the Welcome Center. Bring your own or purchase from the Museum Shop. Light snacks and refreshments are available at the shop

SHOW and TELL: Following lunch, we will share our drawings and tell stories. This is the social part of our day and not to be missed.

-   Bring a stool if you have one. It gives you more options.
-   Dress for sunshine. Bring a hat, water and sunscreen.

Please RSVP to Cathy Gutterman

Looking for us? 
Call/text: Cathy at (914) 625-0766 or Marianne at (914) 355-6507.

There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome.

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