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    • Blooming Grove Congregation Church Plans 200th Year Celebration

    • Clippings; Church dedications; Church schools; Churches; Graves; Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Slave quarters; Slavery; Pews; Altars; Auditoriums; Architectural elements
    • This article, clipped from the Orange County Post gives a abbreviated history of the Blooming Grove Congregation Church, from its begins in the eighteenth century. Architectural features, including acoustics, slave gallery, pews, modifications are...
    • Emma Quidor

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • A young Emma Quidor, 1863-1955, was the Palisades' librarian from 1898-1948. She lived in the Quidor house on Oak Tree Road. She is sitting at a wooden table with her elbow resting on the table. The Quidor family of Palisades emigrated from...
    • Emma Quidor

    • Photographs; Libraries
    • An older Emma Quidor in the Palisades Library at the Big House. She is sitting in a chair, there are book stacks to the left and a fireplace on the right. The Quidor family of Palisades emigrated from France in the eighteenth century.
    • Edward Quidor

    • Photographs; Portrait photographs;
    • Edward Quidor was born in 1838 and was the son of George Marsh Quidor. "Uncle Ed Quidor" was handwritten at the bottom of the picture. The Quidor family of Palisades emigrated from France in the eighteenth century.
    • Colonial Clarkstown Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers;
    • Celebration at the Colonial Clarkstown historic marker. The people next to the marker are dressed in historical costumes. Ancient Indian trails intercepted at this place, adjoining a large Indian village, which extended to the Hackensack Creek. ...
    • Nyack Turnpike Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical Markers
    • Looking east down the Nyack Turnpike, West Nyack Road and Route 59A. Nyack Turnpike historical marker: Dutch farmers first settled here early in the eighteenth century on land purchased from Indians who had occupied this region for millennia. ...
    • Colonial Clarkstown Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers
    • The Colonial Clarkstown historical marker. Ancient Indian trails intercepted at this place, adjoining a large Indian village, which extended to the Hackensack Creek. Early in the Eighteenth century the DeClark family built a gristmill on these...
    • Nyack Turnpike Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers
    • Dutch farmers first settled here early in the eighteenth century on land purchased from Indians who had occupied this region for millennia. Under mounting pressure for a cross-county road between the Port of Nyack and Ramapo a turnpike was built. ...
    • Iron Betty Lamp

    • Lighting;
    • Iron oil burning lamp used primarily in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century by early American colonists. This lamp has a shallow covered bowl to hold oil or fat and a raised inner spout to hold the wick. The hanging hook also doubles as a...
    • Rowing to the Ship

    • Military parades & ceremonies;
    • This was a reenactment of the 1783 meeting formalizing Britain's recognition of the new American government.Washington and his aide are rowed out to the ship where Carleton hosted a dinner. For the reenactment, the 'Providence',a replica of an...
    • Lake DeForest, New City, NY

    • Droughts; Bridges; Boulders;
    • During a prolonged drought, Lake DeForest, the large reservoir between Congers and New City, is very low and bits of history are visible north of the Congers-Lake Road Causeway. The bridge walls in the center were on the Old Swamp Road. The large...

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