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    • Kings Highway

    • Photographs; Stores & shops; Plazas
    • A business plaza on Kings Highway at the site of the former railroad station. There is a station wagon parked in front of the pizza store.
    • Parade on Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Marching bands; Children; Parades & processions; Business districts;
    • A children's band marches west on Main Street near Bridge Street. On the left are several girls in white dresses and capes, followed by a band led by trombones and trumpets. Almost all of the marchers are in step, with their right feet forward....
    • Main Street and Central Avenue, Pearl River, NY

    • Streets; Carriages & coaches; Trees;
    • A couple rides up Central Avenue in Pearl River in a four-wheeled carriage. She is wearing a wide hat and has a parasol over her shoulder.He is dressed in a suit and brimmed hat.The street is broad and lined with shade trees. A few pedestrians are...
    • Baptism in Hudson River at Nyack, NY

    • Baptisms; Rivers; Postcards;
    • A crowd has gathered to watch a baptism by immersion in the Hudson River at the foot of Main Street in Nyack. In the water (behind the two rowboats) are two men and a woman. The man with his hand raised will do the baptizing. The building in the...
    • Nyack Express 2000

    • Business & finance; Buildings;
    • A dark shadow obscures the lower story of the former Nyack Express Company Building, but the upper stories are in bright light. The structures of this long established business await conversion to other uses.
    • Ferryboats on frozen Hudson River, Nyack, NY

    • Waterfronts; Rivers; Ferries; Ice;
    • A frozen Hudson River enabled the photographer to take this scene showing the ferry house at the foot of Burd Street with the ferry "Rockland" and freight boat "Raleigh" tied up for winter. Up the hill can be seen the Commercial Building, then four...
    • Parade Making a Right Turn, Nyack

    • Parades & processions; Flags;
    • A group of marchers making a right turn from South Broadway onto Cedar Hill Avenue includes men in uniforms and men in business. Is the man in the top hat the mayor?
    • Piermont parade

    • Parades & processions; Capes (Clothing); Women; Automobiles; Business districts; Storefronts; Sandwich boards; Banners;
    • A group of women wearing capes march in formation at a parade. Two women at the front of the formation are holding a banner. Parked along the parade route there are many 1940's era automobiles. On the left, the parade passes a business district...
    • Blauvelt, New York historic plaque

    • Plaques; Historical markers;
    • A historical marker stands in front of the Johannes Isaac Blauvelt house at 453 North Western Highway in Blauvelt: "This Dutch farmhouse on the northwest corner of the Tappan Patent contains late 18th and early 19th century construction features....
    • O. P. Wright & Company, Foreign Style Sleighs

    • Sleds & sleighs; Factories; Employees;
    • A large brick building housed the sleigh building business of O. P. Wright. On a summer day, 10 employees stand in front, several in long aprons and others holding tools. This carriage manufacturing business was on Railroad Avenue near DePew Avenue...
    • Broadway looking south: Firemen's parade in Nyack 1876

    • Parades & processions; Fire fighters;
    • A large fire department, in traditional helmets, is standing on Broadway. Behind them is a ladder wagon. One of the businesses on the left side is Matthew's Express, a long time Nyack business. Another sign says "Boots and Shoes," reflecting...
    • Parade Unit at Rest

    • Fire stations; Parades & processions;
    • A large unit of firemen, probably the Orangetown company, stands at rest during a parade. The location hasn't been ascertained but a large sign advertising 'Gasoline' suggests that cars were on the roads. However, the road isn't paved, so it must...
    • Cow on Nyack's Main Street pushed by Del Howard

    • Cows; Streets;
    • A man identified as Del Howard is pushing a cow across a mud-covered Main Street. This is Nyack's most famous cow and likely its most famous photograph. Scores of Nyackers have enjoyed looking at this photo taken ca. 1900 on Main St. near Broadway....
    • Victory Parade

    • Parades & processions; Business districts; Railroad tracks; Automobiles; Military parades & ceremonies; Military personnel; Bicycles & tricycles; Flags; Barber poles;
    • A military unit is marching in parade formation down a main street business district. The parade procession is about to cross a double set of railroad tracks. One man in uniform leads the parade; behind him there is a formation that includes two...

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