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Peekskill, a friendly town, its historic sites and shrines

Chester Allen Smith

Peekskill, a friendly town, its historic sites and shrines

a pictorial history of the city from 1654 to 1952.

by Chester Allen Smith

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Published by Friendly Town Association in Peekskill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Peekskill (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Peekskill (N.Y.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by Albert B. Corey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF129.P37 S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination456 p.
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6151841M
      LC Control Number54004299
      OCLC/WorldCa19937851

      Top Places to Visit in Peekskill, New York: See Tripadvisor's traveller reviews and photos of Peekskill attractions. Peekskill on Hudson is the page for Peekskill NY, a city along the historic Hudson River in northern Westchester County The once-industrial northern Westchester city, about 40 miles from Manhattan, now offers its residents relatively affordable housing—in single- or multifamily houses, condos, co-ops and lofts—as well as access to the river.

      A History of Lake Peekskill (Based on information compiled from Bertha Gragert, by Gladys Gragert Muller, Edited for clarity by Gretchen Weiglein, ) Lake Peekskill was once known as Cranberry Pond because of the uncultivated cranberries once growing in the marches there. The Levino family owned about 2/3 of the land around the pond.. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

        Peekskill covers square miles in a rough semicircle, ringed by the town of Cortlandt, which it separated from in Its steep hills create an amphitheater for views of the Hudson and the. Peekskill, officially the City of Peekskill, is a city in Westchester County, New ill is situated on a bay along the east side of the Hudson River, across from Jones population during the census.. The area was an early American industrial center, .


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Our Friendly Town - Peekskill's Own Our Town, Peekskill, New York. 23 likes. I’m producing Our Friendly Town, an evening of scenes. In my scenes, It's the cemetery scene in Our Town set in Peekskill. Peekskill Village’s first drugstore, James Brewer’s Medicine and Book Store, was established by Dr.

Brewer for the sale of drugs, books and stationery, and was located opposite the post office on North (Main) Street. Brewer was considered one of the most prominent of the village’s 1, citizens.

Slide show of Peekskill, New York, located on the Hudson River in Westchester County, a few miles north of New York City. This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Peekskill, New locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in.

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Peekskill is a village in the town of Cortlandt. "The name of the village is due to Jans Peek, an early Dutch navigator, who, in following the track of Hendrick Hudson, mistook the broad estuary at Ros Hook for the proper passage to the north.

Here, it is said, he built a house and remained during the winter. Peekskill was razed twice by the British during the Revolutionary War, and some of the notable sites from that period can still be identified today.

From the late s, when Jan Peeck established a trading post on Annsville Creek, Peekskill relied on the Hudson River for its business needs. William R Shulgold Historical Westchester Ny Peekskill Street Scene W Figures.

$ Antique Stoneware Samuel W. Hurd Peekskill Ny Cobalt Flower Decorated Crock. $ Historical Staffordshire Porcelain Painted Tray Peekskill Hudson River Ca.

$ Fort Lee Historic Park & Msm is located approximately 30 miles from Peekskill. A friendly Historical Site. Phone number: () Regarded as one of the best Historical Sites in Peekskill area, STONY POINT BATTLEFIELD STATE is located at 44 BATTLEFIELD RD.

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Local History The Field Library Local History Collection, the Colin T. Naylor, Jr. Archives, is a special collection of books and other materials which covers the history of Peekskill, Westchester County, New York State, and the American Revolution.

PEEKSKILL, N.Y., May Members of the Westchester County Historical Society will be guests of the Friendly Town Association at a luncheon meeting in Peekskill High School next Saturday.The City of Peekskill traces its origins to Jan Peeck’s midth-century trading post on Annsville Creek.

By Peekskill Landing was settled along the Hudson River, and the area between Annsville Creek and Dickey Brook was incorporated as a village in the Town of Cortlandt in   Speaking of town, there’s a dozen or so restaurants and shops, many new to town.

Start your day grabbing a coffee at Peekskill Coffee House or Kurzhals Coffee and hit the town’s thrift stores, antique shops and boutiques. Our favorite shop here is Bruised Apple, a small new-and-used bookstore has little clippings and signs at every ’s the epitome of an indie book shop, nostalgic.