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    • "Bight," Grandview

    • Horses; Carriages & coaches; Utility poles; Streets; Bodies of water; Bays (Bodies of water);
    • Color postcard showing the Bight in Grandview, NY.
      A bight is defined as "a bend in a coast forming an open bay" or " a bay formed by such a bend" (Merriam Websters' Online Dictionary 2007)
      This postcard was postmarked May 21, 1909, it...
    • "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. ...
    • 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...
    • 108 Depot Place, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • There is a question about the architecture of this Depot Place house. Was it a plain house dressed up with elaborate carpenter Gothic, or was there - at some time- even more of the detailing?
    • 15 Tallman Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • This house at 15 Tallman Place in Nyack is on the corner with Orchard Street. Some of the architectural details include a wrap-around porch, a tower on the second and third floors, fishscale shingles, and both an oval and a teardrop window near the...
    • 1862-12-26 letter from Meeker Griffin to his father and mother

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Meeker and his company are now at the new barracks which are almost completed. His company has lost men due to small pox and other diseases. A funeral procession took place which Meeker commented on as being particularly sad because it was the day...
    • 1864-11-13 Letter from Peter Elting to Johannes Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence; United...
    • Unaware of the death of his good friend, Johannes, Peter Elting writes of receipts and invoices for Johannes to sign. He is concerned that he has not heard form Johannes in ten days or two weeks and hopes that he is "heeling rapidly" and will be...
    • 2 Salisbury Place

    • Dwellings;
    • This rambling residence, one of a few on Salisbury Place in South Nyack, has steeply pitched roofs and dormers. Trees and bushes hide the house from view most of the year.
    • 20 Ackerman Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This is one of many pictures taken in 1984 of houses that were in existence in 1884, when Nyack was incorporated as a village. The pictures were displayed at the Hopper House and later donated to the Nyack Library. 20 Ackerman Place was a good...
    • 20 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Mansard roofs; Porches;
    • Thisis one of the smallest mansard-roofed houses in Nyack. All of the features are in place; slate roof, hiooded windows, double brackets, and coious gingerbread on the front porch. A carport was created under the addition on the right.
    • 207 North Broadway, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Towers; Porches;
    • This house at the corner of North Broadway and LaVeta Place, has been restored. The wraparound porch and the multi-sided tower with diamond shaped windows are original features. Victorian builders were preoccupied with appearances; this tower is...
    • 233 North Midland Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Foundations;
    • In 2007, the structure that housed G & B Deli and Pizza was demolished and an apartment building was constructed in its place.here two old foundations are visible, one of stone and one of cinder block.
    • 26 Ackerman Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Towers;
    • This small dwelling at 26 Ackerman Place is typical of the houses owned by members of the working class in the late 1800s. Although the porch has no lower railing, above the porch is a lattice type balustrade. The tower on the left side is unusual.
    • 3 Rockland Place, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Fences; Dormers; Fanlights;
    • This brick residence, trimmed with white, has a delightful front door with a fan window above it. An iron fence is held up by supports and pillars of the same brick. Rockland Place, a short street off Sickles Avenue, is a late addition to the...

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