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    • Kingston Point Park, Kingston, New York

    • Parks; Harbors; Steamboats; Ferries;
    • A view of Kingston Point Park with the day liner Washington Irving visible in the background. The Washington Irving was part of the Hudson River Day Line, a fleet of steamboats which ran daily between New York City and Albany. The dayliners were...
    • Kingston Point Park, Kingston, New York

    • Parks; Pavilions; Bandstands; Rivers;
    • A view of Kingston Point Park. A bridge connects to a pavilion, for guests disembarking from the steamboats that regularly docked there. To the right there is a bandstand and a view of the Delaware and Hudson Rail line, with a train approaching.
    • Day Line during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration

    • Day Line (Steamships); Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Ships--New York (State)--Hudson River--1900-1910
    • As the speed of the early Hudson River steamboats increased, it became possible for passengers to travel to New York and Albany during the day or overnight. This photograph depicts such a boatload of revelers as they watch the Hudson-Fulton...
    • Day Line Passing the Ferry Slip at Newburgh Landing During the Hudson Fulton Celebration

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910; Day Line (Steamships);
    • As the speed of the early Hudson River Steamboats increased, it became possible for passengers to travel to New York and Albany during the day or overnight. This photograph gives a sense of the boat's speed as it churned by the Newburgh ferry slip.
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    • Black-and-white outdoor scene of the steamboats Robert Fulton and Jacob H. Tremper at the mouth of the Esopus Creek. The Saugerties Lighthouse can be seen in the background.
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont"

    • Postcards; Loading docks; Ships; People; Luggage; Travel;
    • Dock landing of the "Clermont." The "Clermont," the first boat propelled by steam, required 32 hours to go to Albany from New York City-about 150 miles. The fare was $7., and freight was carried at the rate of three cents a pound. Plying the same...
    • Bear Mountain Inn

    • Postcards; Taverns (Inns); Hotels
    • Front view of inn. In 1915 Bear Mountain Park employees crafted the two story stone Bear Mountain Inn using native materials, found on site. On the interior, heavy chestnut log posts and beams supported large stone fireplaces, rustic timber...
    • The steamboat 'Mary Powell'

    • Steamboats; Postcards;
    • Known as the "Queen of the Hudson," the 'Mary Powell' was one of the fastest steamboats. She plied the waters of the Hudson River for more than 50 years, ending her run in 1917. She is pictured here in front of the New Jersey Palisades.
    • Estelle Soderberg Oral History Interview [Audio]

    • Building construction; Steamboats; Water;
    • Mrs. Soderberg's family were from Sweden. They joined the many other Swedish families in Cornwall-on-Hudson who worked for the Mead and Taft Company which built many fine custom- designed homes. She talked about the Mary Powell and the other...
    • The Steamer "Chrystenah"

    • Ferries; Postcards;
    • The "Chrystenah" was built in Nyack in 1865-66 and became one of the best known steamboats on the Hudson River. She was named for Chrystenah Smith, mother of the Smith brothers- shipbuilders. She remained in service until 1925 when she was scrapped...
    • View from the Grounds of Rockland College, Nyack

    • Views
    • The northern part of Nyack Village is seen in the distance by a group on a high plateau. The spire of the First Baptist Church is visible and sloops and steamboats are in the Hudson River. Rockland College was on Sickles Avenue.
    • Newburgh, N.Y. from Fishkill Landing

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    • This etching features a view of Newburgh from across the Hudson River at Fishkill Landing. On the East side of the river it shows the N.Y. and New England Railroad Depot and Ferry, the Fishkill Landing and Ferry, and the Newburgh Ferry. On the...
    • Steamboat Robert Fulton at Day Line Dock, Hudson-Fulton Celebration

    • Hudson-Fulton Celebration, 1909; Newburgh (N.Y.)--History--20th Century; Newburgh (N.Y.)--Pictorial Works; Steamboats--New York (State)--1900-1910
    • This photograph depicts the Day Line Steamboat Robert Fulton docking at the Newburgh Landing during the Hudson-Fulton Celebration. Steamboats enabled individuals to travel between Albany and New York with relative ease. In the Fall of 1908, the...
    • Hudson River Excursion Steamer, Newburgh, N.Y.

    • Newburgh (N.Y.)-Pictorial Works;
    • This postcard shows a Hudson River Day Line steamer docked on the Hudson River. The reverse side includes the following description: "Newburgh is a popular stopping point for one-day excursions of the Hudson River steamers. It is impossible for...
    • West Point and the Highlands

    • Views; Military academies; Rivers;
    • This print entitled "West Point and the Highlands" shows the Hudson River from a promontory on the West Point grounds. Cannons are manned by soldiers in uniform, but one is engaged in a conversation with a woman who carries a pink parasol. On the...

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