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    • JohnThurston Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Roads; Farms; Farm produce; Toll roads; Tolls;
    • Mr. Thurston had a genealogy of his family going back to 1682 and he referred to it often during the interview. In 1814 his great-great-grandfather Jacob Cox had 12 shares in the Cornwall-New Windsor Turnpike Company with controlled the toll road...
    • 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...
    • Toll Marker

    • Toll roads; Tolls;
    • Photograph of wooden toll marker that shows rates of the toll to use the Nyack Turnpike. This marker was located on the toll house in Central Nyack.
      Tolls were collected by the Nyack Turnpike Commission and used for the repair and maintance...
    • Toll House

    • Toll roads; Indians of North America; Women; Men; Carts & wagons; Children;
    • Photograph showing the toll house along the Nyack Turnpike in Central Nyack.
      Also visible in the photograph is the Turnpike, a wagon traveling on the road and John Baker, the toll collector. His wife is also visible in the photograph. It is...
    • Clarksville Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers
    • Clarksville Historical marker reads, The Nyack Turnpike Toll Road c. 1825 crossed the Oblenis Farm here creating a busy intersection known as Oblenis Corners at Strawtown and Sickletown Roads. The first post office named Nyack Turnpike was...
    • Nyack Turnpike Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical Markers
    • Looking east down the Nyack Turnpike, West Nyack Road and Route 59A. Nyack Turnpike historical marker: Dutch farmers first settled here early in the eighteenth century on land purchased from Indians who had occupied this region for millennia. ...
    • Mile marker

    • Photographs; Milestones;
    • 1 mile Marker erected by Rockland Co. Society to commemorate the opening of the Nyack Turnpike. Between Nyack and Suffern. The first direct highway across the county of Rockland and the first important public work undertaken by private...
    • Nyack Turnpike Historical marker

    • Photographs; Historical markers
    • Dutch farmers first settled here early in the eighteenth century on land purchased from Indians who had occupied this region for millennia. Under mounting pressure for a cross-county road between the Port of Nyack and Ramapo a turnpike was built. ...
    • Rate of toll poster

    • Photographs; Toll roads; Tolls;
    • This poster lists the rates of toll to and from Van Houten Corners, Clarksville, West of Clarksville for wagons and horses. Sheep or calves driven over the road were 10 cents per score and for all cattle driven over the road 1 1/2 cents per head.
    • Nyack Turnpike tollgate, Central Nyack, NY

    • Toll roads;
    • A woman, identified as Mrs. Amelia Baker, stands at the toll gate on the Old Nyack Turnpike, Central Nyack. On the right is her husband, Mr. John M. Baker. Mr. Baker was said to have been a Mormon, and Mrs. Baker was the last full-blooded Native...
    • Tappan Zee Bridge From Tarrytown

    • Bridges; Rivers; Toll bridges;
    • The Tappan Zee Bridge, from the Tarrytown toll booths to mid-span, curls over an icy Hudson River. The Rockland County shoreline is in the background.
    • Inscription on milestone, Nyack, NY

    • Milestones; Plaques; Historic sites; Historical markers;
    • The inscription on the plaque above the Nyack milestone says: "Erected by the Rockland County Society to commemorate the opening of the Nyack Turnpike between Nyack and Suffern - The first direct highway across the county of Rockland and the first...
    • Hook Mountain Park, Nyack, NY

    • Postcards; Parks;
    • The entrance to Hook Mountain or Nyack Beach Park is at the northern end of Broadway in Upper Nyack. Behind the streetlight is a small curved flower garden. The toll booth is tiny and at the top of the roadway which descends to the Hudson River...

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