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    • Stony Point Battlefield Lighthouse

    • Postcards; Battlefields; Lighthouses;
    • Stony Point Lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson, marked the entrance to the Hudson Highlands for nearly a hundred years and was built in 1826, the result of a contract between Thomas Phillips, of New York City, and Jonathan Thompson,...
    • New City Library
    • Stony Point of Revolutionary Fame, Hudson River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Coastlines; Lighthouses
    • Stony Point Lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson, marked the entrance to the Hudson Highlands for nearly a hundred years and was built in 1826, the result of a contract between Thomas Phillips, of New York City, and Jonathan Thompson,...
    • New City Library
    • Stony Point, Hudson River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Coastlines; Lighthouses;
    • This image was hand-colored. Stony Point Lighthouse, the oldest on the Hudson, marked the entrance to the Hudson Highlands for nearly a hundred years and was built in 1826, the result of a contract between Thomas Phillips, of New York City, and...
    • New City Library
    • Manses

    • Postcards; Houses;
    • Front view of a two-story house with a front porch that runs the length of the house.
    • New City Library
    • Washington's Headquarters at Tappan

    • Postcards; Military headquarters; Historic buildings
    • Looking over small rolling hills, across a field, over two wooden fences towards a building. This was the Headquarters of Gen. Washington at Tappan and it is also the house in which Major Andre was tried. Copy of an original painting by Cornelius...
    • New City Library
    • Old "76" House Restaurant, Andre's Prison

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Restaurants; Stone buildings
    • Front left view of this building. A historical marker sign in posted near the steps in the front yard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. Built in 1668, The Old...
    • New City Library
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A hand colored postcard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War....
    • New City Library
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails;
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • New City Library
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • New City Library
    • Tappan Landing

    • Postcards; Railroads; Railroad tracks; Railroad rails
    • The eastern termination of the N.Y. & Erie Railroad. In the early days this village was known as Tappan Site or Tappan Landing and sometimes Bogartown, it is now called Piermont. Prior to the Revolution a grist mill was built here, and a store was...
    • New City Library
    • Tappan Zee Bridge

    • Postcards; Bridges; Toll bridges
    • Aerial view of a the Tappan Zee Bridge. The Tappan Zee Bridge is a cantilever bridge in New York over the Hudson River at its widest point, the Tappan Zee. The Tappan Zee is named for an Indian tribe from the area called the "Tappan". "Zee" is...
    • New City Library
    • Jerry Donnellan Interview

    • Veterans; Disabled veterans;
    • Jerry Donnellan discusses growing up in Nyack in the 1950s, his service in Vietnam, working for Frank Sinatra as his stage manager after the war, and his career as Director of Veterans Affairs for Rockland County.
    • New City Library
    • Jim Cropsey Interview

    • Farming; Farmers; Farm life;
    • Jim Cropsey describes a farmer's life in Rockland County in the mid to late 20th Century from growing up on a farm through the sale of his farm in 2006.
    • New City Library
    • Walter J. Luther Interview

    • State parks & reserves
    • Walter J. Luther, Chairman of the Historical Society of the Palisades Interstate Park Region, describes visiting his grandfather's farm in the Park as a boy and more recently his work with the Historical Society and restoration efforts at St....
    • New City Library
    • Tom Schassler Interview

    • Historic sites; Historical markers;
    • Tom Schassler talks about growing up in rural Stony Point, how things have changed, his historic preservation efforts, Jim Farley, and other people and places of note in Stony Point's history.
    • New City Library
    • Judy Sisco Peaks Interview

    • Women
    • Judy Sisco Peaks talks about growing up in Sparkill, her parents and the community. She also discusses the Sisco Family and the integrated community know as Skunk Hollow. In the second half of the interview she talks about her career and the St....
    • New City Library
    • Alice Gerard Interview

    • Archaeological sites; Archaeology; Women
    • Alice Gerard, a lifelong resident of Palisades, discusses the history of that community and her and her mother's work in local history. She also talk about her work as an archaeologist studying the controversial Glozel site in France.
    • New City Library
    • Bert Dahm Interview

    • Airports; Airplanes; Quarrying; Lumberyards; Hardware stores; Schools; Shopping centers;
    • Bert Dahm talks about growing up in West Nyack, the traprock quarry his family owned until 1955, aviation and airports in Rockland County, his role in the building of the Nanuet Mall, and the evolution of the Clarkstown Central School District.
    • New City Library
    • Veronica Dwyer Interview

    • Telephone operators;
    • Veronica Dwyer talks about her family, her career working for the phone company which saw her move from telephone operator to computer programmer, growing up in Garnerville, and her burgeoning interest in genealogy.
    • New City Library
    • Jan Davies Interview

    • Farmers; Farming; Farm life
    • Jan Davies discusses her family and life as a famer's wife on the Davies Farm in Congers, New York.
    • New City Library

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