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    • Cedar Hill Cottage

    • Photographs; Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.);
    • Emily Olssen Bleeker lived at in Cedar Hill Cottage as a child when her father, the Rev. William Whittingham Olssen taught at St. Stephen's in the late 19th. century. Her recently published memoir 'A New York Lady' includes a passage about living...
    • View from Soldiers' Monument, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Monuments; Monuments & memorials;
    • A woman standing at the monument and looking out over the Hudson River. This is the Battle Monument. Perhaps the most prominent and majestic monument at the Academy is the Battle Monument. It was dedicated in 1897 "in memory of the officers and...
    • Battle Monument, West Point, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Military academies; Military facilities; Monuments;
    • Looking up at Battle Monument from the base, seven sphere surround the monument. It was dedicated in 1897 "in memory of the officers and men of the American Army who fell in battle," specifically the Regular Army casualties of the North during the...
    • Buttermilk Falls

    • Waterfalls;
    • In 1906, Buttermilk Falls in Central Nyack fell straight down a steep cliff into a deep pool. This is a photo of a postcard.
    • Blizzard of 1888: South Broadway in Nyack

    • Blizzards; Horseback riding;
    • South Broadway looking north from Church Street after the Great Blizzard of 1888. A lone horseback rider rides north on Broadway amidst piles of snow. Doersch Brothers Grocers and the Reformed Church are on the left. A record of 20.9 inches of...
    • Karn malk fall, West Nyack, NY

    • Stereographs; Waterfalls;
    • Karn Malk Fall in West Nyack was named for the whiteness of the water as it fell over a sandstone cliff. Later the English name of Buttermilk Falls was commonly used. The falls and surrounding acreage and spectacular views are now part of the...
    • Thanksgiving Nor'easter, Nyack, NY

    • Weather; Waterfronts; Streets; Storms;
    • More damage caused by the November 1950 nor'easter. The Journal News reported that "a pine tree fell across Broadway above the Nyack Junior School, falling so that cars could pass under it only in a single lane."
    • Thanksgiving Nor'easter, Nyack, NY

    • Weather; Waterfronts; Houses;
    • The Journal News reported on the Friday nor'easter on Monday, November 27, 1950: "Everywhere there were trees down. One fell against the de Neufville home near the firehouse." This house is between Empire Fire Company and the Upper Nyack Elementary...
    • Grace Episcopal Church in winter

    • Churches; Rose windows; Stone buildings; Postcards;
    • Light, fluffy snow details many of the architectural features of Grace Church in Nyack, NY. The roof, butresses, Gothic arch and rose window were outlined as the snow fell.
    • Fire at Dr. Rooney's house, South Nyack, NY

    • Fires; Fire fighters; Fire fighting;
    • The fire at the home of Dr. J. J. Rooney destroyed the attic and the roof. It was started by a flame of a plumber's torch. The Chelsea, Mazeppa, Jackson Hose and Empire fire companies responded to the scene. Several firemen were injured. Some...

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