SOME MORE RECENTLY UNEARTHED BITS & PIECES ABOUT CROTON NOTABLES, JERRY PINKNEY, THE VAN CORTLANDT FAMILY, and HOWARD DA SILVA--click on the photos.
First up, from 1982 and Croton's own Jerry Pinkney, famous illustrator---ROBINSON STAMP TO DEBUT.
Pinkney's body of work and volunteer efforts on behalf of children with dyslexia were recognized by Senator Terrence Murphy during a ceremony held at his District Office on February 21, 2018. Read more about Pinkney here.
Next up--VAN CORTLANDT FAMILY COMES ALIVE, from The Brewster Standard 1980 about Pierre Van Cortlandt, Ann Stevenson, the Van Cortlandt manor's fine collection of family portraits and more.
p.s. The fully restored and historic Van Cortlandt Manor opens in July.
More info and some additional manor history too--at https://bit.ly/2yqQX5P
And finally a 1976 ad and article about 1776, with Croton's own Howard Da Silva as Benjamin Franklin. The 1972 American musical film was directed by Peter H. Hunt. The film also starred William Daniels, Donald Madden, John Cullum, Ken Howard and Blythe Danner.
FOR MORE ABOUT DA SILVA, go here.
TO SEE THE LAST EDITION OF THIS SERIES ON CROTON NOTABLES OSCAR LEVANT, LILLIAN NORDICA AND ERIC KNIGHT, GO HERE
AND IN CASE YOU MISSED IT....
HERE'S WHAT'S NEW AT THE CROTON HISTORICAL SOCIETY--A new Clifford Harmon acquisition.
no one could have made a better FranklinReplyDelete