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    • Map of Coxsackie

    • Maps
    • The Town of Coxsackie, New York, is located on the west side of the Hudson River. This map locates houses with last names of owners, though occasionally only initials are used. Sites of stores, brick yards, schools, cemetaries, named farms, toll...
    • Map of the village Ashland

    • Maps
    • Map depicts the Village of Ashland main street, on the Batavia Kill. This map is inset on the page with the Town of Prattsville map. Ashland is located in the western part of Greene County, New York, in the Catskill Park, northeastern Catskill...
    • Meadowood Blade

    • Indian weapons--North America; Indians of North America--Antiquities; Indians of North America--Hunting; Indians of North America--Implements; Projectile points;
    • Thin, flat blades commonly made from Onondaga Chert. Very similar to Meadowood Points in morphology, only lacking side notches. They are often found in caches or burials sites (several burial site blades are colored with red ocher). The purpose of...
    • Palisades Homes - Lockhart Land Co. map

    • Photographs; Maps;
    • Map of Palisades, Rockland County, N.Y. showing home sites for sale by the Lockhart Land Co, 55 William Street, New York, N.Y. The Hudson River is on the right side and the New Jersey state line is on the left and bottom. The map was published by...
    • Advertisements

    • Photographs; Advertisements;
    • Three photographs. Each photograph is of a different page in a book, with advertisements on each page. In the first photograph: the first advertisement is for Paret & Lamouree, Rockland County's Finest Drug Store in Suffern, N.Y., telephone 11. ...
    • Tappan Library Program

    • Programs; Meetings; Libraries;
    • This is the program of the twelfth annual meeting of the Tappan Library. The meeting took place on May 21st, 1969 at 8pm at the William O. Schaefer School. The program includes some general information about the library's need for an expansion....
    • 36 Clinton Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs;
    • The original house, built in 1846, is the mansard-roofed portion on the left. The wing with the front door and the sleeping porch were added later. The house is on the 1884 Burleigh map of Nyack and was included in the 1998 survey of historic sites...
    • Rockland Lake stone crusher

    • Quarrying; Stone quarrying; Barges;
    • Beneath one of the quarry sites on the Hudson River near Rockland Lake was this large complex of buildings and docks. Stone was crushed here and loaded onto barges and taken down the Hudson River to New York City. The company was Rockland Lake Trap...
    • 15 North Mill Street, Nyack, NY

    • Factories; Shoe industry; Business districts;
    • This brick mill building is one of a few surviving industrial sites in the Village of Nyack. Shoes were made here. There is an extensive history in the 1988-89 Neiweg and Reimann "Survey of Historic Buildings Village of Nyack, New York," pp. 1 and ...
    • 110 Castle Heights Avenue, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This 1913 frame residence is in excellent condition. Note the unusual roof line and the style of the lintels over the windows. It is also pictured in the 1998 "Historic Sites and Structures Survey, Upper Nyack, Volume 2."
    • 137 Castle Heights Avenue, Upper Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Bay windows;
    • This modest residence, built around 1912, has had few changes over the years. There is a wide dormer over the front roof and the bay window must add light ot the downstairs. The picture in the 1998 "Historic Sites and Structures Survey, Upper...
    • 23 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Stone buildings;
    • Built around 1820, this is Nyack's only surviving example of Dutch sandstone architecture, a style which flourished throughout the Hudson River Valley. The sandstone has been covered with stucco and other architectural details have been stripped...
    • 79 Cedar Hill Avenue, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • This Victorian residence has a mansard roof, double brackets, and half-round upper story windows. The porch has been enclosed, and the siding is not original. This house is on the 1884 Burleigh map, "Nyack on the Hudson." Another photo, found in...
    • 83 Cedar Hill Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • This house is on the 1884 Burleigh map, "Nyack on the Hudson." The porch is unusual as it covers only half of the front but wraps around to the west side. In the mansard roof are double and triple hooded windows. There are more pictures of this...
    • Stone quarry dock, Rockland Lake, NY

    • Quarrying; Piers & wharves; Barges;
    • Stone quarried from the mountainside above the Hudson River was crushed in a building not seen here and loaded on barges to be transported to New York City or other sites. Local workman, from the village of Rockland Lake and surrounding towns,...
    • Drinking fountain, Stony Point park, NY

    • Drinking fountains; Battlefields; Postcards;
    • This large stone drinking fountain at the Stony Point Battlefield State Historic site is little changed since this postcard was made, and it's still functioning. The sites of the British fort and the battle of 1779 are on the hillside behind the...

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