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    • Margaret Johnston Bard

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    • Margaret Johnston Bard poses for a formal portrait, wearing a long velvet dress. Though few of her personal papers remain, Margaret Bard was known for her intelligence and religious devotion. Her family fortune brought wealth to John Bard through...
    • Hambletonian Monument

    • Photographs; Monuments; Horse racing;
    • Photograph of the Hambletonian Monument located on Hambletonian Ave., at intersection with Oakland Avenue. “Hambletonian, "The Father of Harness Racers" owned by entrepreneur Wm Rysdyck. Rysdyck's horses "Long Island Black Hawk" and "New York...
    • Appliqué quilt, Ann D. Ostrander

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    • Hand sewn cotton quilt in green and white oak leaf pattern. "Ann D. Ostrander, Quilt. March 31, 1849" is embroidered on the quilt top. There are several areas where a substitute green fabric has been appliqued in the oak leaf design.
    • Mount Moor Cemetery Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers; Cemeteries;
    • Mount Moor Cemetery historical marker: This "burying ground for colored people" was deeded on July 7, 1849 by James Benson and Jane Benson, his wife, to William H. Moore, Stephen Samuels and Isaac Williams, trustees. The cemetery has provided...
    • Page 1

    • Paying bills; Documents; Expense accounts
    • This is an earnings and expense settlement paper for the Schooner Henry Clay. This page has a list of dates in 1849 as well as materials and dollar amounts.
    • Horizontal Corliss Steam Engine

    • Engines; Industry; Factories;
    • The Corliss steam engine was patented in 1849 by George Henry Corliss in Providence, Rhode Island. This engine was installed at Lignum - Vitae Products Corp. in Jersey City, New Jersey in 1899. The steam powered boiler had 100 lbs. of pressure and...
    • Rent Receipt

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    • Receipt for rent in the amount of eighty-five dollars fof rents due from May 1, 1849 through May 1, 1850 signed by N. Reeve, Trustee of Glebe School District No. 15.
    • Civil War Record of George Halll

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • George Hall was born on January 1st 1842 in Cornwall, Orange County, New York. His parents were Nathaniel and Susan Bunnell Hall. His father died on April 14, 1860 and his mother in 1849. His occupation was farmer. He enlisted as a private in...
    • Civil War Record of James Lynn

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • James Lynn was born on April 5, 1838 in Goshen, New York. He was the son of James and Jane Lynn. Jane Lynn died in 1849. He was a resident of Orange County where he was a farmer's teamster. He enlisted in the 168th New York State Volunteers on...
    • Mount Moor Cemetery Historical Plaque, West Nyack

    • African Americans; Cemeteries; Veterans;
    • The Historical Society of Rockland County erected this plaque at the Mount Moor Cemetery in West Nyack: The "Burying Ground for Colored people" was deeded on July 7, 1849 by James Benson, and Jane Benson, his wife, to William H. Moore, Stephen...
    • Mount Moor Cemetery plaque, West Nyack, NY

    • Plaques; Cemeteries; Historical markers; Historical societies;
    • Pictured is a historical plaque which reads, "Mount Moor Cemetery. This 'Burying ground for Colored people' was deeded on July 7, 1849 by James Benson, and Jane Benson, his wife, to William H. Moore, Stephen Samuels, and Isaac Williams, trustees....
    • Historical marker for Mount Moor Cemetery, West Nyack, NY

    • Cemeteries; Monuments & memorials;
    • Mount Moor Cemetery, a burying ground for African-Americans, was deeded on July 7, 1849 by James and Jane Benson to trustees William H. Moore, Stephen Samuels, and Isaac Williams. The cemetery has provided burial space for African-Americans,...
    • Gerard Crane 1791-1872

    • Portrait paintings; Men; Business people;
    • Portrait of Gerard Crane, who owned and managed menageries in the early 1800s, and later became Town Supervisor of Somers, New York (1833-37). With his earnings in the menagerie business he built an impressive stone house (1849) now a National...
    • Unit 01 Arthur McElroy tells of Somers connection

    • Circus animals; Circuses & shows;
    • Arthur McElroy reflects about his circus/menagerie heritage, visits to Somers and family in Somers, b. in NYC, grew up in Irvington but always considered Somers his 2nd home; speaks of relationship to Bailey family. his family paid regular visits...

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