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Learn About The Historic Pelham Train Station On Sunday

The Pelham train station was built in 1893. Photo Credit: Courtesy of grandcentralterminal.com
The Pelham train station was built in 1893. Photo Credit: File Photo

PELHAM, N.Y. – Built in 1893, the Pelham train station will be the subject of a history lesson lead by a local historian who will focus on how the railroad has affected Pelham.

The event, planned for Sunday by the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council, is a continuation of the 100th birthday celebration of Grand Central Terminal and will be held during the the Pelham Street Fair.

According to the commuter council, the event is kid-friendly and visitors can build a model train or train station.  Visitors can enter a free drawing to win a trip to Grand Central Terminal with lunch at Junior’s Restaurant, passes for the Grand Central Audio Tour, a family level membership to the New York Transit Museum and a poster of the of the original architectural drawing of Grand Central.

Information and children’s activity tables will be available at the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council booth on Fifth Avenue in Pelham.

The schedule is as follows:

1 p.m.: Historic train talk 2 p.m.: Historic train talk 4 p.m.: Drawing for family daytrip (participants do not have to be present to win.)

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