Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site – HUDSON RIVER ICE YACHT EXPO
Join us for an opening reception Sunday, Dec 21st, 2:00 PM at the Wallace Center.
Welcome by Lynn Bassanese, Library Director
Brief remarks by Historian Wint Aldrich followed by refreshments and an informal introduction to the Hudson River tradition of sailing on ice.
An indoor / outdoor display of classic ice yachts will run Dec 21- Jan 3, including FDR’s ice yacht “Hawk” and examples of other historic and modern ice yachts from the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club.
Where: Wallace Visitor Center and Roosevelt Library Lawn,
at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Home, Library & Museum
Followers of the Hyde Park Community Photography Workshop series are especially encouraged to take advantage of this great photo opportunity.
For more information go to www.nps.gov/hofr
The Ice Yacht Expo is co-sponsored by the National Park Service and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.
This exhibit would not be possible without the enthusiastic participation of the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club and the owners of these wonderful sailing craft.
HRIYC celebrates its 130th anniversary in 2015.