In its statement of purpose the new corporation declared its intention:

What is Heritage?

“… to preserve our historic elements, and to develop and promote an appreciation for the heritage of the hamlet of West Nyack. To envision, seek community support for, and to bring about, projects of physical and cultural value by accessing public and private funds, programs, grants and donations. And to sponsor, publicize and present community events which will encourage public participation, sense of community and appreciation for the hamlet ...”