During those days, the train station and its super-adjacent area was known as Harmon.Because maintenance of diesel and steam engines was then very labor-intensive, there were many workers whose needs were served by abundant service businesses, such as restaurants and bars.
He gave part of the land to the New York Central Railroad to build a train station, on the condition that the station would forever be named after him.
Today it is called the Croton-Harmon station of the Metro-North Railroad.
Chautauqua Dialogues The Fellowship at Chautauqua participates in the Chautauqua Dialogues by providing one of the five denominational house venues for the program.
Sponsored by the Department of Religion and held every Friday afternoon during the season, the dialogues give Chautauquans an opportunity to engage in a small group discussion of the material presented at the Lectures each day.
The UU Welcoming Congregation Program is a volunteer program for Unitarian Universalist congregations that want to take intentional steps to become more welcoming and inclusive of people with marginalized sexual orientations and gender identities.
For several years we have hosted the weekly meeting of the Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays which has taken place at the UU House on Thursdays from . Beginning with the 2017 season the Fellowship will become the sponsoring organization of the LGBTQ and Friends Community and all of its activities at Chautauqua.
The racial makeup of the village was 91.5% White, 1.9% African American, 0.26% Native American, 2.06% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.58% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.93% of the population.
Now with 179 members and more than 340 supportive friends, the fellowship has an average weekly attendance of 165.
As an affiliated congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association, we covenant to affirm and promote: ********* We are a Welcoming Congregation.
We warmly embrace this association and look forward to being actively involved in the Community’s program activities.