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    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: 1780's Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Sketch for Rhinebeck Post Office Mural : Cornshucking Bee

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • ". . . The boy who has found a red ear kisses the girl who brings the cider." ("Murals in the Rhinebeck Post Office") Notice Dows's inclusion of a black slave laborer in lower right corner. Slavery officially persisted in New York State until 1799....
    • Decoration Day in Chester.

    • Clippings; Fire stations; Villages; Public speaking; Veterans; Parades & processions;
    • This newspaper clipping leads one to suspect that this was the first officially celebrated Decoration Day, now called Memorial Day, in Chester.
    • Drumlin Hall 1976

    • Photographs; Building construction; Buildings;
    • A photograph of the then recently completed Drumlin Hall. Groundbreaking took place Oct. 24, 1974 and was officially completed on Oct. 17, 1976. The name Drumlin was chosen by the student body. It refers to the oval, rounded hill of unstratified...
    • Steamer Chauncey Vibbard

    • Steamboats; Steamboats--1850-1900;
    • Photograph of steamer Chauncey Vibbard. Built 1864, Brooklyn, New York, Lawrence & Foulks. Built for Day Line. Regular operation 1864-1887 until advent of steamer New York, then used as spare boat. Sold 1890, operated on Delaware River. Officially...
    • Ramapo River

    • Postcards; Rivers; Bridges; Rowboats
    • Looking down the river towards a bridge at the back of the image. The Ramapo River is a tributary of the Pompton River, approximately 30 mi (48 km) long, in southern New York and northern New Jersey in the United States. It rises in a mountainous...
    • Casino, New Paltz

    • Postcards; Casinos;
    • Looking across the street at the Casino, On June 1, 1900, the Casino in New Paltz officially opened. That evening "a large number of people" enjoyed the ice cream, music, and the lovely mountain views, according to the New Paltz Independent...
    • Ryder house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • Ryder house at railroad crossing. First Post Office of Valley Cottage was established here in the John Ryder house in 1873. Several years ago, before he died, Aaron De Baun said that the Post Office was first named "Forest Glen," but since there...
    • Ryder house

    • Photographs; Houses
    • First Post Office of Valley Cottage was established here in the John Ryder house in 1873. Several years ago, before he died, Aaron De Baun said that the Post Office was first named "Forest Glen," but since there was also a "Forest Glen" on Long...
    • White Avenue and Cooper Drive, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Schools; Towers; Dormers;
    • This odd-looking house is at the corner of White Avenue and Cooper Drive, although in the 1932 Nyack Directory it was at the corner of Hillside Avenue. Four stories tall, the house is a jumble of architectural details including a porch, a tower, a...

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