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  • Description: Tunis
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    • 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: Rhinebeck ca. 1940

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--History; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Village communities; Radio;
    • Panel 12 of Rhinebeck Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office:" Contemporary Rhinebeck, deserted orchard on the left--Productive one on the right--The State Road, a milk truck-- violet houses, Park Plaza, the latest real estate...
    • Affidavit of David Pye

    • Affidavits; Toll roads;
    • Affidavit of David Pye, surveyor who laid out the Nyack Turnpike. Pye testifies that he believes that Tunis Smith, Andrew Suffern and William Young acted honestly when laying out the Nyack Turnpike.
      John Green witnessed the David Pye's...
    • Mile marker

    • Photographs; Milestones;
    • 1 mile Marker erected by Rockland Co. Society to commemorate the opening of the Nyack Turnpike. Between Nyack and Suffern. The first direct highway across the county of Rockland and the first important public work undertaken by private...
    • Garnerville Baseball Club

    • Baseball; Baseball players; Portraits; Photographs;
    • Photograph is of thirteen men posed for a portrait. Nine of the men are dressed in baseball uniforms with the letters 'GBBC' on their shirts. They are wearing baseball caps. The two men seated on the ground in the middle are holding a baseball and...
    • Tunis DePew

    • Portrait photographs; School board members;
    • Tunis DePew, a trustee in 1880 and the president of the Board of Education in 1884, gazes away from the photographer. His face is clean-shaven, except for a fringe beard. Tunis was a Nyack businessman, owned much land, and had the greenhouses down...
    • 25 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This large residence was built around 1840 by Tunis Smith. At the time Nyack was a small river village and this house must have been quite impressive. Externally, there have been many changes and upgrades, including the mansard roof. Internally the...
    • Fire Engine Company, No. 1, Orangetown

    • Fire engines; Fire fighters;
    • This photo of Orangetown's Fire Engine Company, No. 1, was taken on Broadway in front of the old Reformed Church. The central figure is Daniel D. Demarest, at the time the surviving charter member of the company. Others that were part of the group...
    • Bill of sale for sloop, Nyack, NY

    • Documents; Sailing ships; Contracts;
    • Here is the first page of a bill of sale from Michael C. Tallman to Tunis Tallman of Ryae (Rye) for one-half interest in the sloop,'Henry Edwards,' which was built in Nyack [spelled Nyac] in 1832. The reverse side of the document is not available.
    • 25 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • The history of this charming house, known as the Tunis Smith house, is described in "Survey of Historic Buildings Village of Nyack, New York" by Nieweg and Reimann. All of the exterior building materials have been replaced, except for the...
    • 48 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • This corner house faces Memorial Park in Nyack. The square tower and the columned porch are original features of this asymetrical house. When first built, it faced the DePew greenhouses, which supplied roses and other flowers for customers in New...
    • 48 Piermont Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • The Anna DePew Blauvelt house has had changes since it was first built by Anna and Ira Blauvelt. Ira was the bookkeeper for the DePew flower business. Anna was the eldest daughter of Tunis and Catherine DePew, who had the greenhouses and rose...
    • 78-74 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Business districts;
    • In 1880 Tunis and Catherine DePew began selling plots of land along South Broadway, resulting in this business district at the south end of Nyack Village. The southern end of this business block, built in the 1880s, repeats the architectural...

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