Northwest Airlines Flight 6231 crashed in Harriman State Park, located in Rockland and Orange counties, on December 1, 1974, just minutes after taking off from Kennedy Airport, on its way to Buffalo.
The Historical Society of Rockland County has invited the public to a Hike through History event, focusing on the crash site and memorial in Harriman State Park, set for Saturday, August 15th.
The hike will begin at 9 am, and is approximately one mile in and one mile out. It is rated as moderately difficult and crosses gently rolling terrain. Sturdy footwear is recommended due to some rocky areas.
Admission is $25/person, and includes guided hike and your choice of a high-quality book about Rockland County history. Reservations must be made by August 9th. For more information or to register, click here.