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    • "Chrystenah" Arriving at Rockland Lake, NY

    • Ferries; Steamboats; Postcards;
    • The steamer "Chrystenah" nears the dock below Rockland Landing. Passengers will disembark and ride up the hill to Rockland Lake. A tugboat waits at the right. The photographer was a resident of Rockland Lake, NY.
    • "Citizen of the year" letter, Nyack, NY

    • Awards;
    • Caroline McIntosh, president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Nyacks, wrote to Peter Raso informing that he and his brothers had been selected as the recipients of the 1985 Citizen of the Year award.
    • "Class of 1886" taken in 1880, Nyack, NY

    • Schools; School children;
    • This group of seventh graders stand and sit solemnly and still and yet their class photo is very dark. In the front row is a fine assortment of striped socks. They would have finished high school in six years.
    • "Clearwater" fund-raising event in Nyack, NY

    • Parks; Festivals;
    • A crowd is listening to this unidentified singer during the first "Clearwater' sloop fund-raising festival to be held in Nyack. Memorial Park on the waterfront was the setting in August 1970. A large sign in the background proclaims, "This river is...
    • "Dogwoods" homestead, Suffern, NY

    • Houses; Historic sites;
    • Author and economist Ralph Borsodi built this homestead just north of Suffern, NY, over a ten-year period, 1924-34, and then developed a "School for Living." His enclave led to his Bayard Lane and West Nyack's Van Houten Fields and other...
    • "Four Years More," Palisades, NY

    • Post offices; Political campaigns;
    • Emily Wahrenberger stands in front of the small Palisades Post Office, which in 1900 was a campaign headquarters for McKinley and TR Roosevelt.
    • #76 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • Built on a steep plot of land, the house itself is tall and upright, not conforming to the slope. Two complete stories and an attic are enhanced by the wide porch with vertical columns and balustrades. The lattice work under the porch creates the...
    • #77 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This large village house has had many changes and additions in the last century and more. The house is found on Burleigh's 1884 map, "Nyack on the Hudson." It is one of two house on a huge tract of forest owened by lawyer Francis Tillou. For a...
    • '76 House, Tappan, NY

    • Restaurants; Historic sites;
    • This is a John Scott photograph of an Edwin Dahlberg painting. The '76 House in Tappan has been an inn and a restaurant for over 200 years, and the architectural details of the interior are faithful to the original building. During the...
    • '76 House: John Andre's Prison, Tappan, NY

    • Restaurants; Stone buildings; Historic buildings;
    • This sandstone building has been a tavern or restaurant since the 1700's. During the Revolutionary War, a small room in the tavern became John Andre's prison cell; it's behind the window on the far right. The building is now the '76 House...
    • 'Henry W. Longfellow' catamaran, Nyack, NY

    • Boats; Boat & ship industry;
    • From p. 47 of "Old Nyack": " The 'Henry W. Longfellow', designed by William Voorhis, was an experiment in navigation launched in 1880. The vessel had two cigar-shaped hulls 200 feet long and 5 1/2 feet in diameter amidships. A single deck rested on...
    • 1 Colden Street, Newburgh, NY

    • Tailor shops
    • This is the southwest corner of Colden and First Streets, the place where old Water Street met Colden. The stone roadway and heavy slate sidewalks rise up the steep hill of First Street toward High Street visible in the background. Tailor Louis...
    • 10-14 South Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Buildings; Storefronts;
    • This corner building, known as the Equity or the Commercial Building, was originally four stories. A fire destroyed the upper two. Several stores are found on the bottom floor, women's accessories and clothing, a jeweler and a thrift shop. In 1919,...

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