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    • #76 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • Built on a steep plot of land, the house itself is tall and upright, not conforming to the slope. Two complete stories and an attic are enhanced by the wide porch with vertical columns and balustrades. The lattice work under the porch creates the...
    • 114 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Lintels; Canopies; Mansard roofs; Chimneys; Bricks; Clapboard siding;
    • A stone wall with cap runs along the front of this brick house with mansard roof. A brick stoop leads up to an enclosed porch with clapboard siding, screen door, and canopies on all sides. Decorative arched lintels extend over each of the windows....
    • 114 South Boulevard, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This red brick house has yellow brick trim and a massive stone entry way (not pictured here). It was built as a family home but burned while under construction and several of the family's children were killed. Later, it became part of Nyack College.
    • 118 Depot Place, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This house, at least 100 years old in 1984, shows many Greek Revival details. Under the gable is delicate carving. The columns and panels in the bay window and the enclosed section of the porch are matched.
    • 127 DePew Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This late nineteenth century house has had few changes over the years, although the porch has been replaced. There are double brackets under the eaves, the windows are very plain, and the roof slopes steeply in the back. Its history is not known.
    • 132 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porte cocheres; Shutters; Gables; Shrubs; Stone walls; Towers; Porches; Garages; Spandrels;
    • Two bare trees line the sidewalk that runs in front of the low stone wall at the front of this property. A driveway with concrete curbing cuts through the stone wall and leads through a porte-cochere back to an opened garage. Under the...
    • 16 First Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches; Architectural decorations & ornaments;
    • This stately Carpenter Gothic dwelling is on the north side of First Avenue in Nyack. The first three owners, William Dickey, Anthony Moreford, and John Gesner were all bankers and prominent men in the village. The pointed arches in the front door...
    • 1862-09-18 letter from James Thitchener to his aunt

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James writes this letter to his aunt, four days after he was mustered into service. He is presently in Virginia, near Georgetown. He thinks that the Union is already winning the war, even though the rebels fight well. One of his friends fainted...
    • 1864-09-26, Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his father Josiah P. Lefevre

    • 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;
    • Johannes writes this letter to his father fully describing the Battle of Winchester which occurred a week prior. Johannes feels lucky to have come out of this battle untouched since his company had suffered many casualties. He describes that he...
    • 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.
    • 225 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Business & finance; Farmhouses;
    • Travis Monuments at 225 Main Street is one of the oldest businesses in Nyack, and under the stucco of the building is one of the oldest farmhouses in Nyack. Inside are the wide floor boards and fireplaces of its its farmhouse days.

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