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    • Old Fort Comfort Inn

    • Postcards; Swimming; Swimmers; Rivers; Piers & wharves; Mansard roofs; Flags; Flagpoles; Automobiles; Mansard roofs;
    • This is a black and white postcard showing the Old Fort Comfort Inn resort. The postcard shows a large pier extending into the water. There is a long pier with many people on it. There are also many people seen swimming in the water. A very small...
    • Stoneware Jug

    • Antiques; Pottery; Pottery industry;
    • This stoneware jug, made by Isaac Machett, is salt glazed with a simple cobalt slip two leaf design and a pulled handle on the opposite side. The name I.V. Machett is stamped just below the neck.
    • Stoneware Crock

    • Antiques; Potters; Pottery industry;
    • This two gallon stoneware crock was made in the pottery of Philip Reidinger & Adam Caire in Poughkeepsie, New York. It is salt glazed with a cobalt slip design of a plant with two flowers. There are two pulled side handles and the makers' mark and...
    • Stoneware Jar

    • Pottery; Antiques; Pottery industry;
    • This jar, made by Adam Caire of Poughkeepsie, is salt glazed two gallon stoneware with a cobalt slip design of three leaves. Maker's name and "Po keepsie", NY are stamped on the upper part of the jar and there are two pulled side handles. The...
    • Piermont: Bogertown Salt Meadows

    • Sailboats;
    • In the background are a dozen houses along Paradise Avenue in Piermont. The marsh and Sparkill Creek are in the foreground, and the vegetation is short salt marsh grass. Two sloops are visible, one tied up in the creek and the other pulled up on...
    • 121 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This tiny salt box house retains many of its original elements: narrow clapboards, shutters, tiny windows on the second story. It is a very early nineteenth century Nyack house.
    • DePew Avenue houses, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • These two dwellings were on the north side of De Pew Avenue, opposite the Liberty Street School. Their outlines are on the 1873 Dripps map. The house on the left may have had a store on the bottom floor. The one on the right looks like a salt box...
    • 35 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This tiny house on lower Main Street is a classic salt box. Despite its diminutive size, it was divided into several apartments. The original windows and doors have been replaced. it is one of the oldest houses in the Village of Nyack.
    • Nyack Library stairway

    • Stairways; Prints; Libraries;
    • This short stairway which led from the Carnegie Room (circulation desk) to the reference levels of the Nyack Library held a small collection of prints by the Hill family of West Nyack. In the present configuration of the library, the prints are in...
    • Erie Railroad, Piermont Marshes, Hudson River

    • Railroad locomotives; Wetlands; Rivers;
    • A steam locomotive heads north above the village of Piermont. A rooftop below the track has lettering, "G. Krueger Brewing Co., Branch Office." In the distant marshes are mounds of salt hay which was gathered by local people.
    • House and yard after a snowstorm

    • Houses; Wells; Snow; Weather;
    • After a snowstorm, a man stands in a leanto on the left side of a two-story clapboard house. The house has two distinct sections. The right side has the small upper windows of a salt box and has a roofed porch. The left side has larger, shuttered...
    • Horse drawn ice train, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ice industry; Railroad cars; Horses; Laborers;
    • Winter ice harvesting was a major industry in tiny Rockland Lake village. Notes on this image written in the Van Cura scrapbook: "Railroad cars filled with blocks of ice were drawn by horses to the top of the hill above the Hudson River. The...

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