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    • Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge to be erected

    • Postcards; Rivers; Ships; Flags; Bridges;
    • The Henry Hudson Memorial Bridge. To commemorate the 300th anniversary of Henry Hudson's first trip up the river that bears his name, a memorial bridge is to be erected at Spuyten Duyvil , New York, crossing the Harlem River. It will be of...
    • Cyrus W. Field signed photograph

    • Business & finance; Autographs; Portraits; Men
    • Cyrus W. Field was a wealthy businessman and financier, whose first fortune derived from paper wholsaling. In 1858, and then again with greater success in 1866, he and several others who formed the Atlantic Telegraph Company, laid the first...
    • 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...
    • Virginia Parkhurst Receives a Gift

    • Reporters; Gifts;
    • Arthur Gunther and Bob Knight of the Rockland Journal News present Mary Virginia Parkhurst with a writing desk to commemorate her 30 years with the newspaper.
    • 24 Clinton Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • Steep double eaves are a typical village home construction. The lower wing on the right and the sleeping porch are undoubtedly later additions to the original dwelling. This dwelling appears on the 1884 Burleigh map of Nyack. This photograph is...
    • The Death of Hudson

    • Postcards; Boats;
    • On his last voyage, Henry Hudson, his son, and seven disabled seamen were forced into a small boat and set adrift in Hudson Bay. The picture is from a painting in the Tate Gallery, London, by Sir John Collier. The postcard was published in 1909 to...
    • Stony Point Battlefield plaque, Stony Point, NY

    • State parks & reserves; Battlefields; Plaques;
    • On November 11, 1960, a plaque was erected near the museum building of the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site. It says, "This tablet is to commemorate the heroic capture of the fortress of Stony Point by troops of the light infantry under...
    • Inscription on milestone, Nyack, NY

    • Milestones; Plaques; Historic sites; Historical markers;
    • The inscription on the plaque above the Nyack milestone says: "Erected by the Rockland County 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...
    • Daniel D. Tompkins’ Birth Place Marker

    • Memorial works; Plaques;
    • This is a black and white photograph of Daniel D. Tompkins’ birth place marker. The granite marker on the Post Road near the steps leading to the Scarsdale Library was placed by the Westchester County Historical Society to commemorate the birth of...

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