It seems that there is a "national ______ day" for just about everything these days. But, I figured what better day to share this cooking tidbit that I just found, than National Corn on the Cob Day.
Tappan celebrates Major Andre
Dated: September 25 2011
On Monday, October 3, I'll be in my Revolutionary War uniform, marching a group of fourth graders from Cottage Lane elementary school in Blauvelt up Andre Hill in Tappan. At the top of the hill there is the monument to Major John Andre, the British spy who was executed there on that date in 1780. He was buried where he died, and his body remained there for fifty years, until it was removed to Westminster Abbey in London. The monument was erected by Cyrus Field, who completed the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Fields felt that with the development of Anglo-American friendship, what should be remembered was Andre's courage as he faced his end, and that is what we will do next week.
I am thrilled to join Wright Bros as a new member of the Nyack community. After spending most of my life working as a Head Electrician on Broadway, I discovered through buying and selling my own prop....