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  • Description: on 1871
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    • Concert poster

    • Posters; Programs; Concerts; Advertisements; Performances;
    • A poster advertising a concert of vocal & instrumental music, for the benefit of District School No. 7, Orangetown, given at the M. E. Church, Middletown, September 30, 1871. The concert was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church which stood on...
    • Heyhoe

    • Photographs; Houses; Ruins;
    • Heyhoe, Mr. Gilman Sr's house on Route 9W, after the fire in 1920s. Heyhoe was a house on Rockland Road owned by Clinton Cilbert and sold in 1871 to Winthrop S. Gilman.
    • Miss Seville B. Shippey

    • Schools; Teachers; Portrait photographs;
    • Seville B. Shippey wore a dark dress with ruffled satin trim for her school portrait. Her hair, piled atop her head, is very curly. She wears glasses and earrings. She began teaching in Nyack in 1871 or 1872.
    • House at 19 Prospect Street, Nyack

    • Houses;
    • This simple T-shaped house was built in 1871 and is on the 1884 Burleigh map of Nyack. The basic original elements of the house are intact. New windows were being installed when this picture was taken.
    • 112-126 Main Street: Onderdonk Block, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Mansard roofs;
    • The 1871 Onderdonk Block consists of eight co-joined look-alike buildings. The black is set back from the street and there once was a veranda the length of the block. It's an impressive row of buildings.
    • Members of Gurnee family, Oak Hill Cemetery, Nyack, NY

    • Cemeteries; Monuments & memorials;
    • Inscribed on one side of the Gurnee Family monument are Anne Gurnee (died Dec. 8, 1845, age 45 years), Deborah Gurnee (died Oct. 27, 1871, age 76 years), Francis Wilhelmina Little Sunshine - Daughter of Frances Losano Gurnee and Arthur Sinclair...
    • Orlando Humphrey, Nyack, NY

    • Men; School board members;
    • Orlando Humphrey stood for this portrait, wearing a waistcoat, a jacket, and a topcoat. He was a Liberty Street School trustee in 1871. He was appointed Nyack's postmaster in 1885 by President Cleveland. Mr. Humphrey, a Democrat, was elected a...
    • Quentin McAdam, Nyack, NY

    • Men; Lawyers; School board members;
    • Quentin McAdam was a balding and bearded young-looking man when this picture was made. He was a school trustee in 1871 and 1872. He was described as a respected lawyer with a practice in New York City. His name is on the fireplace in the Nyack...
    • First Reformed Church, Nyack, NY

    • Churches; Historical markers;
    • Inside an iron fence and close to the front entrance of the church is the historical plaque describing the history of the First Reformed Church of Nyack. "Ca. 1830 a group of local residents of Dutch Reformed faith began holding private religious...
    • 44 Summit Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses
    • This simple dwelling on the west side of Summit Avenue was built by George F. Burdick about 1871. He had bought the property from Peter and Anna DePew for $375, and he secured a loan of $2600 from Tunis D. Seaman in 1871. This house is described in...
    • Fred Lavis

    • People;
    • This is a black and white photograph of Fred Lavis, mayor of Scarsdale from 1931 to 1933. Quote from "Scarsdale" by Harry Hansen: "Fred Lavis was a railway construction engineer, born in Torquay, Devon, England, January 8, 1871. He came to the...

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