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    • Hook Mountain, Hudson River, Nyack, NY

    • Waterfronts; Mountains; Postcards;
    • A brightly colored view of Hook Mountain which is a dominant feature of the Hudson landscape north of Nyack. This postcard is in a packet, "Scenes Along the Hudson River, NY, New York to Albany."
    • Dutch Garden gate

    • Postcards; Gardens; Brickwork; Garden walls; Garden structures
    • A decorative brick gate with a structure to its left. The Dutch Garden was constructed 1934-36 under the supervision of Mary Mobray Clarke, landscape consultant, the park stands as a memorial to the early Dutch settlers and is a reminder of the...
    • Construction site, South Nyack, NY

    • Road construction; Construction equipment;
    • A few workers tend to the crane that is rearranging the landscape for the building of the New York State Thruway. A huge triangular girder is in the foreground.
    • Marsh grass in water

    • Wetlands; Water; Photographs;
    • A peninsula of marsh grass extends into the water. On the far shoreline is a settlement of buildings. Some of the buildings are obscured by another thick growth of marsh grass. In the far distance, hazy mountains can be seen. Telephone poles and...
    • Marsh grass in water

    • Wetlands; Water; Photographs;
    • A peninsula of marsh grass extends into the water. There is a settlement of buildings visible on the far shoreline; some of the buildings are obscured by another area of marsh grass. Other buildings and telephone poles dot the landscape. In the far...
    • River rocks

    • Rocks; Rivers; Waterfronts; Photographs;
    • A photograph taken from a low-angle of the rocks along the Hudson riverfront. The rocks are prominent in the photograph and beyond the Hudson River is seen as well as the foggy outline of the mountainous landscape.
    • Sculpture at Opus 40

    • Sculpture, American--20th century--Exhibitions; Sculpture, American--New York (State)
    • A stone figure kneels on a pedestal. Initially, Harvey Fite conceived of the landscape work as an outdoor sculpture garden to display individual pieces. In the early fifties, however, the landscape emerged as the dominant artwork, and individual...
    • Up Hudson River to Mothball Fleet ?

    • Ships; Boats; Soldiers;
    • A troop ship is in motion in a river. In front of it is a small landing craft with four soldiers. It has been suggested that this ship is heading up the Hudson River to the mothball fleet at Jones Point, but the landscape isn't right. Perhaps this...
    • Kingston Point Park, Kingston, New York

    • Parks; Ferries; Rivers;
    • A view of Kingston Point Park, with a day-liner and the Hudson River visible in the background. In 1896 Samuel Coykendall and his wife Mary Augusta purchased Kingston Park from the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company. They had noted landscape...
    • Dutch Garden

    • Postcards; Gardens; Brickwork; Garden walls; Garden structures; Aerial views; Aerial photographs
    • Aerial view of gardens with a brick building in the foreground of the gardens. There are several paths throughout the garden. The Dutch Garden was constructed 1934-36 under the supervision of Mary Mobray Clarke, landscape consultant, the park...
    • An Art Exhibit

    • Art exhibitions;
    • At an exhibit of paintings, Nyack businessman Clarence Burns, surveyor Fred Kay, and artist Mortimer Borne discuss a landscape.
    • William Debevoise Interview

    • Childhood & youth;
    • Bill Debevoise discusses growing up & going to school in a rapidly changing Rockland County in the late 1950s and 1960s. He reflects on how the changing demographics, specifically an increasing population, impacted the local landscape and he...
    • Rosewood, 40 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

    • Huguenots;
    • Black and white photograph of a Italianate style house and landscape. The house is located in the center of the photograph and surrounded by tall trees and bushes. In the forefront there is a road, with a stone wall, and an elaborate fence and...
    • Unit 04  Amawalk Nursery Golden Years

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    • Clarence mentions fact that many famous landscape architects frequented Amawalk during golden years and many plantings were place on private estates on Long Island, Massachuseetes, NY, including estate of Fred French, stockbroker who built Tudor...

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