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    • Elting's Store

    • Village communities
    • Caption attached to postcard reads: "Built in 1846 by Erastus Kimball as a store, this building was changed in 1856 to a hotel by Edward Lasher. Known as the Morgan House, Potts Hotel, and Morey Hotel. After Patrick Morey's death in 1928, Seymore...
    • Tivoli High School

    • Public schools
    • Though the postcard is titled "Tivoli High School", this building actually served children of all grade levels. The Tivoli school merged with the Red Hook School System in 1965 and was later renovated as an apartment building. It is currently...
    • Tivoli Men Posing for Photo

    • Portraits, group
    • Nine men posing for a photograph identified as follows: Top Row: James Outwater, Palmetier, Emory Cole, Andrew Rockefeller. Bottom Row: George Minkler, George Cole, Wallace Moore, Henry Miller, Montgomery Marshall.
    • IGA Storefront

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    • This photograph depicts another incarnation of the Moore building, this time as an IGA store. The tower visible in another photograph has been removed. Today the corner storefront houses a laundromat.
    • Foyer at Fort Comfort

    • Pianos; Stools; Tables; Chairs; Stools; Cuckoo clocks; Stairways; Rugs; Plants;
    • Three rectangular support columns lead up to a wood beamed ceiling in this image of a foyer. There is a wide staircase in the center of the foyer with wooden railings and a landing before it turns in the opposite direction continuing upward. There...
    • Fort Comfort cannon and bathing pavilion

    • Cannons; Gazebos; Piers & wharves; Trees; Bathhouses; Resorts;
    • This image shows two postcards. The top postcard shows a cannon set near some bushes. This top postcard is captioned, "1776 Stony Point Cannon. Fort Comfort Resort. Piermont N.Y." There is a stand of trees located a short distance behind the...
    • Fort Comfort postcard

    • Mansard roofs; Resorts; Dormers; Porches; Awnings; Stairways; Trees;
    • This postcard is of a very large resort building known as "Fort Comfort". The building has a large covered porch stretching along its length. There are also awnings on several of the sections of the building. There are wide expansive stairways...
    • Fort Comfort from hill to river

    • Trees; Rivers; Piers & wharves; Gazebos; Driveways; Roads; Stone lanterns;
    • This color postcard is a view looking through a stand of trees towards a river. A pier extends out into the river and there is a small gazebo at the end of the pier. There is a driveway coming down the right side of the postcard towards a road that...
    • Main Street at Fort Comfort

    • Dirt roads; Utility poles; Carts & wagons; Hedges (Plants); Trees; Horses;
    • This postcard is a view straight down a dirt road. On the right side of the road there is a low hedge and utility poles. On the other side of the hedge is a river. There is a pier extending out into the river in the distance. On the left side of...
    • 82 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Architecture; Houses;
    • Here is another view of the Hopper House, taken from the north. The two chimneys indicate that there are fireplaces in both the front and back rooms of the north 'wing.' Artist Edward Hopper was born in this Nyack house, which is now an art center.
    • 90 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Architecture; Houses; Towers;
    • This house, with a tall round tower, is a fine example of the Queen Anne style. Unfortunately, it was stuccoed so many of the original details are covered over. This is one of many pictures taken in 1984 of houses that were in existence in 1884,...
    • 16 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This stately Carpenter Gothic dwelling is on the north side of First Avenue in Nyack. The first three owners, William Dickey, Anthony Moreford, and John Gesner were all bankers and prominent men in the village. The pointed arches in the front door...
    • 62-78 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Business districts;
    • This block of three-story brick buildings was built in the 1870s by local Nyack businessmen. The building on the right was built by photographer Isaac M. Van Wagner. In 1984, Hand of the Craftsman, Susan Reed, Town Crier, and the Strawberry Place...
    • 104 South Broadway, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This house at 104 South Broadway is one of a row of stately homes. The central Italianate tower is flanked by peaked dormers which have intricately carved bargeboards. This carving is repeated over the entrance.
    • 96 South Broadway, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • Tower House is a grand structure on the corner of South Broadway and Cedar Hill Avenue in South Nyack. The pointed tower can be seen on the 1884 map but the bay window on the second story was added later. In 1984, Essence, Seth Glasser- Building...
    • 261 Main Street

    • Houses; Clapboard siding;
    • The long facade oriented to the south and the massive foundation stones suggest that this may be one of Nyack's oldest houses. It was once owned by John DeNoyelles.
    • 12 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Shutters;
    • Built in 1855, this house was restored in 1984 to its original style and color. The double roof brackets, the shutters for the multi-paned windows, and the carved porch columns all contribute to the pleasing aspect of this dwelling.
    • 16 Fourth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Fences;
    • This simple one-and-a-half story house is a typical mid-nineteenth century residence for a family of modest means. The first owner was James Coates, who lived in the house until 1860. All these many years later, the house reflects the builder's...
    • 24 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This once simple house has expanded over the years with stylish changes - porches with Adam swags on the balustrades, a Queen Anne tower, and fancy windows.

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