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    • 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...
    • "Vic" the Butcher

    • Butchers
    • "Victor Salladin", verso of photograph. Long time residents still remember Vic's Village Variety as a place to buy fresh meats, breads, and general grocery items, and Vic himself as a warm proprietor never too busy to show kindess to children. ...
    • 13 Bridge Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Row houses;
    • 13 Bridge Street is a brick dwelling attached to the one-story extension of the hardware store on Main Street. It is the first of several row houses which were built by John V. Onderdonk about 1875, at the same time he was building the Onderdonk...
    • The Hudson House of Nyack

    • Restaurants; City & town halls;
    • 134 Main Street was once the Village Hall and the Police Department. It's now the home of the Hudson House, a popular restaurant.
    • 32 Washington Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Fences;
    • 32 Washington Street in Nyack is known as the Bamber-Austin house. The property, a portion of a large farm, was originally sold to James Wool, a local landowner and builder. Wool sold the land to Isaac Bamber, who held it as an investment and later...
    • 34 Hart Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Gables; Architectural elements;
    • 34 Hart Place was built by Matthew Watson DeBaun, Nyack's premier builder of the late nineteenth century. It is located on the west side of Hart, between Fifth and Sixth avenues. This was the home of David D. Smith, a gentleman farmer and steamboat...
    • 42 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • 42 Sixth Avenue exemplifies the straightforward Nyack village house, often designed with a slight setback and intersecting steep gables.
    • Village of Grand View: 50th Anniversary Ball

    • Anniversaries; Dance parties; Mayors;
    • 50th Anniversary: Mayor and Mrs. John Geist (left) join Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carroll, village attorney, at the 50th anniversary ball for the Village of Grand View held at the village hall Wednesday. The Geists and the Carrolls have been residents...
    • 62 Third Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • 62 Third Avenue has been the residence of several well-known Nyack families before 1900. It's called the Templeton house. Much of the house has been altered, especially on the left side, but aspects of the original remain. The flattened arches of...
    • Old South Nyack Village Hall

    • City & town halls; Houses;
    • A closer view of the former South Nyack Village Hall, which was razed when the Thruway was built. See Nyack Library clippings file, "South Nyack" for December 2, 1953 article about the vilage hall.
    • What the Hecht

    • Hotels; Porches;
    • A copy of a Rockland Review article by John Iurica identifies the Ivanhoe Inn as the place where Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur wrote the play "Front Page." Village historian Jean Pardo identifies that as an error. The inn which the playwrights...
    • Pete Seeger and Susan Reed in Nyack, NY

    • Folk singers; Musicians;
    • A crowd has gathered to hear two of Nyack's favorite folk singers, Pete Seeger and Susan Reed. Pete lived in Nyack - at the Clarkstown Country Club - when he was a boy. Susan, a local musician and artist, owned a store in the village. The event was...
    • Police Headquarters "Octopus" Heating System

    • Police stations; HVAC systems;
    • A grainy image of a large heating unit with many large pipes leading from it. The room has a window, a door, a fan, a ceiling light fixture, and a tin ceiling. The caption is "Octopus" Heating System . . . in police headquarters. The photo was one...

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