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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...
    • Hyde Park Post Office Mural: Dr. David Hosack and Harriet Martineau, 1835

    • Horse-drawn vehicles; Whaling--New York (State)--Hudson--History; Hosack, David, 1769-1835; Hyde Park (Dutchess County, N.Y. :Town)--History--Pictorial works
    • Panel 5 of Hyde Park Post Office Mural. From "Murals in the Hyde Park Post Office": "July 24, 1835. Dr. David Hosack and Miss Harriet Martineau drive a gig past Bard's Rock where the crew of a whaler roll casks of spring water to their ship. Dr....
    • Float - Washington's Coach

    • Floats (Parades); Postcards; Horse teams; Horses; Carriages & coaches;
    • Washington's Coach is a reminder of the picturesque and leisurely-going mode of travel in Colonial days, before the invention of steam and electric cars and automobiles. - letterpress caption from verso of postcard
    • Breakneck Mountain - Hudson Highlands

    • Postcards; Mountains; Rivers;
    • Looking up at the mountain from the river. Breakneck Hill or Breakneck Ridge or Breakneck Mountain is a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York. Its distinctive rocky cliffs are visible for a long distance when...
    • Breakneck Mountain Hudson River

    • Postcards; Mountains; Rivers
    • Looking up at the mountain from the river. Breakneck Ridge or Breakneck Hill or Breakneck Mountain is a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York, straddling the boundary between Dutchess and Putnam counties. Its...
    • View from Downing Park, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Cityscapes; Rivers; Parks
    • From the park, looking out over a town and out over the Hudson River. Downing Park is a 35-acre landscape park located in the heart of the City of Newburgh. Filled with hills and valleys, streams, a pond, and a rich variety of vegetation, the park...
    • View from Downing Park, Newburgh, N. Y.

    • Postcards; Parks; Cityscapes
    • Looking down on the center of the park. Downing Park is a 35-acre landscape park located in the heart of the City of Newburgh. Filled with hills and valleys, streams, a pond, and a rich variety of vegetation, the park has serpentine paths and...
    • Breakneck Hill Hudson River

    • Postcards; Mountains; Rivers
    • From the water looking up a mountain. Breakneck Hill or Breakneck Ridge or Breakneck Mountain is a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, New York. Its distinctive rocky cliffs are visible for a long distance when...
    • Tappan House of Daniel DeClerk

    • Farmhouses; Military headquarters;
    • DeWint House or Washington's headquarters: Erected in 1700, this house is the oldest and one of the most picturesque of Washington's headquarters during the American Revolution. It is the only one of his headquarters still standing in Rockland...
    • Crumbie's Glen and The Old Stone Church

    • Churches; Waterfalls; Postcards;
    • The two images on this postcard are of "Crumbie's Glen, one of Nature's poems, ledges of red sandstone, veiled 'neath silvery waterfalls"; and "The Old Stone Church, built A. D. 1813 - A picturesque old landmark in Nyack's early history, and...
    • Hook Mountain and Pollock's boathouse

    • Boathouses; Mountains;
    • Pollock's boathouse was attached to a long dock that jutted out into the Hudson River. Behind it looms the massive Hook Mountain, a landmark in the Nyack area. The forested slope has not yet been scarred by the quarrying which began a few years...
    • Picturesque view, Orange County,NY

    • Roads; Views; Mountains; Postcards;
    • A beautifully colored postcard folder depicts the Storm King Highway, which was built between West Point and Cornwall, NY, in the 1920s. The road was cut into the side of Storm King Mountain, high above the Hudson River. This picturesque view shows...
    • Nyack Library and Salisbury Hill, Nyack, NY

    • Libraries; Roads; Postcards;
    • This postcard is one of a series 'Nyack, NY' and features the newly built Public Library and Salisbury Hill. The Nyack Library is described as one of the picturesque public buildings of Nyack. It contains a choice collection of literature and is an...
    • Nyack, NY postcard

    • Mountains; Chapels; Postcards;
    • This photographic postcard is one of a series. Hook Mountain, "the 'Lorelei' and Sentinel of America's River Rhine" is pictured at the top. The Wayside Chapel, Grand View on Hudson, is descibed as "a picturesque and pretty stone building, adding...

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