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    • "Lighthouse" at Foot of Burd Street

    • Waterfronts; Business districts;
    • At the foot of Burd Street once stood a building, an old storage tank, that had been redesigned to look like a lighthouse. It was used as a retail business. Slightly uphill are houses and warehouses.
    • A summer concert in Memorial Park, Nyack, NY

    • Concerts; Parks; Gazebos; Fire engines;
    • A man tests the microphone system in Nyack's Memorial Park before the concert to celebrate the opening of the gazebo. A crowd has gathered around a fire truck which is decorated with balloons. A few people have set up folding chairs and are waiting...
    • Aerial View of Memorial Park, Nyack

    • Parks; Waterfronts; Views;
    • Memorial Park, with its ballfield and tennis courts, laps the Hudson River shoreline at the foot of DePew Avenue. Behind it are the many brick and clapboard buildings of Nyack.
    • Aerial View of Nyack

    • Aerial photographs;
    • This aerial view of Nyack takes the viewer from the river to the crest of the hill beyond the village. Many landmarks can be picked out: the Reformed Church, the 1927 High School, St. Ann's church, and Nyack Hospital.
    • Aerial View of Nyack North of Main Street

    • Aerial photographs; Waterfronts; Views;
    • Nyack north of Main Street is pictured from above the Hudson River. Along the waterfront, the old ferry terminal, later restaurant, is on the left. Near the right is the Nyack Boat Club. The old Nyack High School, the hospital, and Oak Hill...
    • Aerial View of Piermont

    • Aerial photographs; Villages; Postcards;
    • Piermont's Main Street crosses from left to right in the center of the image. The railroad tracks cross at an angle. Cars are parked in a triangle created by the tracks and the street.
    • Aerial View of Piermont as Movie Set

    • Motion pictures;
    • Piermont's Main Street has been adapted for a 1935 movie set, "The Purple Rose of Cairo". Store fronts were changed to create the Jewel Theater and Wm. Ross & Son Pharmacy.
    • Aerial View of Piermont, NY

    • Aerial photographs; Waterfronts; Industrial facilities;
    • The Village of Piermont with its scramble of streets, the Sparkill Creek, the massive Robert Gair Paper Mill, and the marinas all press up against the foggy Hudson River.
    • Aerial View of Sparkill, NY

    • Aerial photographs; Business districts;
    • From above, the business area and park of Sparkill are laid out, with railroad tracks (now gone) at the bottom. The triangular building on the left is the post office.
    • American Legion Hall 1995

    • Puppet shows; Celebrations;
    • The interior of the American Legion Hall is filled with children and their parents watching the Paul Peabody Puppet Theatre.The hall is on Piermont Avenue in Nyack.
    • Carson McCullers' house, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This black and white reverse image of author Carson McCullers' house emphasizes several of its architectural features: the wrap-around porch with a river view; the porch pillar, each with a pair of supporting brackets; the double door entryway and...
    • Centennial Parade "Country" Marchers

    • Parades & processions; Centennial celebrations;
    • The Village of Nyack celebrated its 100th year with a parade of local groups and organizations. Marchers with placards of their country of origin turn from Main Street onto South Broadway. Some of the countries are Korea, Canada, Costa Rica,...

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