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    • 1862-12-28 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes about how lucky he is to be alive after returning from battle. He refers to it as it the worst sight he’d ever seen and comments on the women and children who had to run to save their lives. He remarks, “I think this war is not right,...
    • Old "76" House Restaurant, Andre's Prison

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Restaurants; Stone buildings
    • Front left view of this building. A historical marker sign in posted near the steps in the front yard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. Built in 1668, The Old...
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A hand colored postcard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War....
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Hotels; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A front view of the historic "76 House" in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns, built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War. Through its long use as a...
    • 99 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Gables; Porches; Clapboard siding;
    • This is a small cross-gabled home with a small, covered entry porch. There is a gable decoration and bargeboard on the home. There is a transom window above the front door. Most of the clapboard siding is horizontal, but there are three vertical...
    • Scarificator

    • Blood; Health care;
    • The scarificator is a device which was used by medical personnel to conduct bloodletting on patients. This scarificator was designed and created by a "surgeon's instrument maker" George Tiemann of New York city. Tiemann claimed that his design...
    • Turiello's Pizza and Restaurant 1998

    • Business & finance; Pizza;
    • Turiello's Restaurant occupies the first story of the building at the northwest corner of Main Street and North Broadway in Nyack. The exterior is white brick with some ornamental detailing at the roof line and above and between the windows. The...
    • 135 Piermont Avenue, South Nyack

    • Houses; Towers;
    • Built in 1870, this South Nyack house has a combination of details that are unusual. Some overhangs are rounded; others are rectangular. Some windows are shuttered; some are not. The tower also has both pointed and rounded elements. The total...
    • Temple Beth Torah, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Synagogues; Religious facilities;
    • The large, white Temple Beth Torah is on a hillside on the west side of 9W in Upper Nyack. Rectangular windows of similar styling but different sizes are set into the smooth exterior walls. A number of outdoor stairways aid pedestrians in...
    • Simpson Hall, Nyack College

    • Universities & colleges; Buildings; Porches;
    • Simpson Hall was the original building of the Nyack Missionary Institute, which opened in South Nyack shortly before 1900. The building once had dormitories, classrooms and dining rooms. Its porches, turrets, dormers, pillars and stairways create...
    • Glowing lights, icy river

    • Bridges; Street lights; Rivers;
    • The Tappan Zee Bridge is open and hundreds of lights are glowing in the night sky. The effect is enhanced by the ice that covers the Hudson River. The mood is bright, yet cold.
    • Building-structure inventory form: Emmet House

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    • Inventory form for building located on East Lake Rd; near southwestern tip of Tuxedo Lake recording the following information: Frank S. Bell, Jr. (owner at time of inventory). A 2 1/2 story stucco on tile. An L-shaped structure with gabled roof,...

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