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    • Rhinebeck Post Office: Incidents Connected with "Ferncliff"

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities; Mary Powell (Ship)
    • "Incidents connected with "Ferncliff." It was bought by William Astor in 1858, the present house being built in 1860 from plans by Griffith Thomas. The grounds were laid out by Charles Augustus Ehlers and his son Louis, who is seen above the bridge...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: 1780's Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Landsman's Kill, 1730

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Mill and swimming hole on Landsman's Kill, a free interpretation of the present Van Steenburgh site, first Morgan Lewis' mill. The oldest mill was built in 1710 by William Traphagen for Henry Beekman where the Kill runs into Vandenburgh Cove. The...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Unloading Goods at Stoutenburgh's Landing, ca. 1795

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.); Rivers--New York (State)--Dutchess Co.; Village communities; Water supply;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "About 1795. Richard De Cantillon, Tobias Stoutenburgh's son-in-law, supervises workmen unloading rum, sugar and molasses from one of his West India trading packets. His landing, site of the...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Plowing on the King's Highway, 1740

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • "A farmer living on the King's Highway stops plowing to chat with the new weekly Post Rider on his way from New York to Albany. Rhinebeck has always been one of the most important stops first on the Indian Trail to Fort Orange (Albany). Later the...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Skating on Asher's Pond

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Local history--New York (State);
    • "Skating on Asher's Pond. In the background is the Beekman Livingston Mill (built about 1715). and the Dutch Reformed Church (built 1733)" (From: "The Rhinebeck Post Office Murals," 1940) Olin Dows Considered the recollections of Rhinebeck...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Quarrel over "Hyde Park Hotel"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works; Village communities;
    • Panel 2 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": "Before 1812. Irate Dr. Samuel Bard tries vainly to persuade Innkeeper Jabez Miller to change the name on his sign board from "Hyde Park" to almost...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sturgeon Fishing on the Hudson, 1870

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc;
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural Panel 15. "1870-- William Meier (head of Hyde Park's caviar industry) pulls up an oversized sturgeon helped by Abe Atkins [an African American veteran who had fought in the Civil War as a member of Co. G of the 20th...
    • Sketch for Panels 1a-c, Rhinebeck Post Office Mural

    • Half Moon (Ship); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Palatines--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town), Local history--New York (State); Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History;
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Panel 1(a): Some time between September 12 and 20 Henry Hudson's "Half Moon" may have anchored near Rhinecliff. A sailor chopping a tree is watched by Indians" who have burned a tree around its base....
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural, Scenes from "Wildercliff"

    • Methodist Church--New York (State)
    • "Wildercliff" was built in 1799 by the Methodist Circuit rider Freeborn Garretson, seen here walking with his wife Catherine, another Livingston daughter, and their little girl Mary. She is playing in the Methodist Grove, where large outdoor...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Scenes from 1716 and 1728

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Palatines--New York (State)
    • Panel 2: 1716. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Sunday before the new First Church, union of Calvinists and Lutherans, at Wey's Crossing, center of the Palatine colony. In 1729 the Lutherans moved to the site of the present Stone...
    • Sketch for Panel 11, 1905, Hyde Park Post Office Mural

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office:" "1905--Young Franklin D. Roosevelt and Colonel Archibald Rogers clear out dead wood to prepare for scientific reforestation." Mural commissioned for Hyde Park, NY post office by WPA Section of Fine Arts...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: The Union Corners Race Track, 1850

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Racetracks (Horse racing)--New York (State)--History
    • Panel 17 of the Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office": The Union Corners Race Track-- James Roosevelt in his breaking cart talks to a friend-- Daniel Wigg in blue coat trots by watched from the other side...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works; Bard, John (1716-1799);
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Sketch for Panel 9, "Dickinson Grist and Saw Mill"

    • Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y.); Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. : Town)--History--Pictorial works;
    • Panel 9 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park, New York Post Office:" "The Dickinson grist and saw mill built before 1797 by Dr. John Bard, the only existing example of early Hyde Park Industry." Mural commissioned for Hyde...
    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. Some Rhinebeck Buildings

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State)
    • Sixth Panel over Window in Rhinebeck Post Office. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" "Some outstanding Rhinebeck buildings--Foreground from left to right:--The School, designed and built in 1869 by Peter M. Fulton, burned in 1939; The...
    • Sketch for Panel 3, Rhinebeck Post Office

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Local history--New York (State)
    • From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office": Panel 3: "1728. Henry Beekman, 2nd, now forty and a Colonel, receives the midsummer's quit rent on his lawn, while four-year old daughter Margaret looks on. The new Rhinebeck Post Office is copied from...

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