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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...
    • "Bight," Grandview

    • Horses; Carriages & coaches; Utility poles; Streets; Bodies of water; Bays (Bodies of water);
    • Color postcard showing the Bight in Grandview, NY.
      A bight is defined as "a bend in a coast forming an open bay" or " a bay formed by such a bend" (Merriam Websters' Online Dictionary 2007)
      This postcard was postmarked May 21, 1909, it...
    • Broadway, North of Fourth Avenue, Nyack, N.Y.

    • Streets; Churches; Postcards;
    • This postcard offers a glimpse of life before every household had an automobile. On North Broadway are a pedestrian and a single horse-drwn wagon. The First Baptist Church is at the corner of Fifth Avenue.
    • Building new fire house, Nyack, NY

    • Row houses; Fire stations;
    • In 2005, the old central fire house on Park Street was torn down, giving Nyackers an unusual glimpse of the tiny back yards of the Bridge Street row houses.
    • Laying of the YMCA Cornerstone, Nyack, NY

    • Cornerstones; Cornerstone laying;
    • When the cornerstone of the Nyack YMCA was laid on September 18, 1927, hundreds of villagers attended the ceremony. Men in uniforms and dignitaries in top hats were on center stage, inside the four walls of the structure under construction. South...
    • Peg Travis on Adolph Zukor's Estate, New City, NY

    • Women; Automobiles;
    • Peg Travis stands in back of a roadster on the Adolph Zukor estate in New City. On the back are these notes: "The roadster belonged to a young man by the name of Eberle of New City. Perhaps the nephew of storekeeper 'Cris' Eberle? The summer I was...
    • Beach scene, Hook Mountain Park, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Beaches; Parks; Postcards; Rivers;
    • Along the Hudson River below Rockland Lake, there was a thriving park and beach in the 1920s and 1930s. Here is a glimpse of a small part of the complex, a beach with a lifeguard stand, a pavilion, and a wading pool. On the left side is the...
    • 76 Washington Street, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Dormers; Mansard roofs; Towers;
    • This mansard-roofed residence is at the intersection of Cedar Hill Avenue and Washington Street, southwest corner. The third-story dormer windows are decorated with small peaked roofs and side brackets at the bases. Slate shingles cover the roof;...

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