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    • Rhinebeck Post Office Mural: Plowing on the King's Highway, 1740

    • Rhinebeck (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Rhinebeck (N.Y. : Town); Local history--New York (State); Village communities;
    • "A farmer living on the King's Highway stops plowing to chat with the new weekly Post Rider on his way from New York to Albany. Rhinebeck has always been one of the most important stops first on the Indian Trail to Fort Orange (Albany). Later the...
    • B. W. Church calling card, Nyack, NY

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • "B. W. Church, manufacturer and dealer in boats and engines. Originator of the famous 'Lysbet' type of small cruisers - the greatest and most complete little ship built. - Eighteen and twenty-one feet. Also larger cruisers and houseboats. Marine...
    • Margaret Satterly oral history interview

    • Activities; Schools; Families; Games; Employment; City & town life
    • "Peg" Satterly was born in Newburgh, N.Y. on June 24, 1925, but was raised in a section of Cornwall called Firthcliffe. Her parents were Julia Proust and James McCarthy. Peg's father died when she was a baby, so she and her mother lived with her...
    • Erie train wreck

    • Horses; Carts & wagons; Railroad accidents; Railroads; Men;
    • A carriage drawn by horse is on the dirt road in front of a building.Just beyond the horse and carriage, there is a group of men standing on a pile of lumber. Behind the building, the remains of a train wreck is seen most notably a toppled car...
    • Harrison and Dalley Fire on Nyack's Main Street, 1915

    • Fire; Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighting;
    • A crowd has gathered on Main Street to watch firemen direct their hoses towards the Harrison and Dalley Department Store, one of Nyack's largest businesses. It was also one of Nyack's most famous fires. The building at 192 Main Street later became...
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Hotels; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A front view of the historic "76 House" in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns, built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War. Through its long use as a...
    • Skating 1903

    • Ice skating; Ice; Skaters; Hats; Fur garments;
    • A group of five women, an adolescent girl and a young boy are posed for a picture. They are on ice and most are wearing ice skates. The young boy and the woman behind him are not wearing skates. The women all have long coats and fancy hats. One...
    • Group portrait

    • Portraits; Photographs; Flags; Dresses; Suits (Clothing); Hats;
    • A group of forty-two men, women and children pose for a picture. They are lined up in rows. The children are seated in front, then a row of seated women. The rest of the people are standing on risers behind the seated women. There is an American...
    • Ward Manor: at the baseball field 1929

    • Camps; Girls; Clothing & dress;
    • A group of girl campers at the baseball field at Ward Manor. Most are sitting, a few are standing and a few are sitting in a tree. Many are wearing middy blouses and bloomers. Written on back of photo: S. Francaviglia
    • Nyack Boy Scouts 1945

    • Children; Clubs
    • A group of Nyack Boy Scouts, most in uniform, have gathered for a picture. Tom Hackett, third from left in bottom row, is active in the Historical Society of the Nyacks.
    • 76 house

    • Postcards; Historic buildings; Stone buildings;
    • A hand colored postcard. Front left view of the 76 Stone House in Tappan, N.Y. The Old '76 House is not simply one of America's oldest taverns. built in 1668, the Old '76 House had a profound effect on the outcome of The Revolutionary War....
    • Tappan Zee Inn, South Nyack, NY

    • Schools; Hotels; Carriages & coaches; Balconies;
    • A horse and buggy stands in front of the elegant Tappan Zee Inn, one of the most pretigious summer resorts in the Nyack area. It was located on the east side of Piermont Avenue in South Nyack, with property stretching down to the Hudson River. The...
    • Street scene: Governor's visit, Nanuet, NY

    • Women; Political campaigns;
    • A large crowd lines a Nanuet street waiting for the visit of Governor Hughes during the 1908 campaign. Most of the spectators in the orderly line are women, wearing long and fancy dresses and fashionable wide-brimmed hats.
    • Old Museum Village of Smith's Clove, Orange County

    • Postcards; Galleries & museums; Fireplaces; Historic buildings
    • A large fireplace in candle shop. Museum Village was the vision of Roscoe William Smith, an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and collector who contributed to his native Orange County in many ways during his 99 years. Roscoe made...
    • Bunger House

    • Police stations; Gables; Porches; Pines; Houses;
    • A large pine tree on the right side of the photograph obscures most of this two-story front-gabled house. Partially visible through the pine tree is a screened in front porch. On ths side of the house, there is a smaller one-story structure with a...
    • 14 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Hip roofs; Gables; Flat roofs; Dormers; Porches; Columns; Balconies; Balustrades; Sidewalks; Stone walls;
    • A low stone wall runs along the sidewalk in this photograph that captures three homes. The first, on the left is the side of a gabled home with a oriel window on the first level surrounded by bushes. The second home, in the middle and most...

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