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  • Description: Tivoli
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    • Ward Manor : boys' summer camp

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    • Boy campers sit on the rocks and in the trees of Cruger Island, then the location of the Ward boys' camp and now protected wetland of the Tivoli Bays reserve.
    • John Bard, 1893

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    • Shown here at age 74, John Bard was a member of a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York City and from...
    • 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...
    • China Doll Head

    • China dolls
    • This doll head was found ca. 1975 behind the site of the former Trinity School and Home, later called the Watts de Peyster Home for Girls. During the early decades of the 20th century it was customary for villagers to dump trash along the banks of...
    • Rev. James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Photographed here as a distinguished older man, James Starr Clark was a pivotal figure in the 19th century history of Tivoli. Arriving at Annandale in the early 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children, he lived with the family for two years, during...
    • Trinity Church, Tivoli. Chapel and schoolrooms

    • Church buildings; School buildings
    • Trinity Church and School was built with money provided by John and Margaret Bard under the direction and guidance of James Starr Clark. School rooms were located on the ground floor with the church above. In this early, undated photo, the size...
    • Watts De Peyster Industrial Home and School

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • Despite the title of the postcard, this building was never home to John Watts De Peyster, who lived at Rose Hill in Tivoli. Originally built under the direction of James Starr Clark with funds provided by John and Margaret Bard, this school had...
    • Margaret Clark Sumner Manuscript

    • Biography
    • Unpublished typewritten manuscript written by the daughter of James Starr Clark. The document details his life and work in Annandale and Tivoli (then known alternately as Myersville or Madalin) from the mid to late nineteenth century.
    • De Peyster Home monument

    • Boarding schools--United States
    • This marble monument, which still stands on North Road in Tivoli, is the only remnant of the school built by John and Margaret Bard and James Starr Clark, later purchased and renamed by John Watts de Peyster. This gentleman was well known for,...
    • John Bard

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Posing here as a young man, John Bard was born in 1819 to a distinguished family of doctors and educators. His grandfather and great-grandfather, Drs. Samuel and John Bard respectively, were preeminent physicians who practiced both in New York...
    • James Starr Clark

    • Portrait photography--United States
    • Pictured here as a young man, James Starr Clark came to Annandale in the 1850's as a tutor to the Bard children. He lived with the family for two years, during which time he developed a close, trusting relationship with the family. Hard working...
    • Dino's

    • General stores; Liquor stores
    • Dino's Department Store and Tivoli Liquor Store storefront on corner of Broadway and Montgomery St.; now Santa Fe Restaurant.
    • Tivoli Postal Workers

    • Postal service--Employees
    • Back of photograph identifies Postmaster Mildred Demboski, clerk Isabelle Gruntler, and carrier Harold Decker. Taken in front of the Tivoli Post Office on Friendship St.
    • Tivoli Free Library

    • Libraries
    • Formerly a store, the building which is today a bookstore was once the Tivoli Library, as pictured here.
    • 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...
    • The Air Line Ferry

    • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--History; Ferries; River boats--Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
    • In 1859, the "Air Line" began crossing the Hudson between Saugerties and Tivoli, NY.

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