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  • Collection: Historic Postcards of Dutchess County

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Color photograph, extended format. From the reverse: "Circa 1766--'Oldest Hotel in America'--Advancing years add lustre to this early stagecoach stop. This famous Inn has catered to the travelling public since 1766 & has entertained General…

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Color photographs from Lake Walton Park, in Hopewell Junction. From the reverse: "Lake Walton is a private lake owned by the Brinckerhoff family since 1910. A 300 acre property with a spring-fed lake located in the southern part of Dutchess County,…

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Color-tinted photograph of the Park House of Mesier Park, in Wappingers Falls.

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Color photograph, aerial view of Wappingers Falls.

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Color photograph of Wappingers Falls. From the reverse: "The Village of Wappingers Falls was named for the Wappinger Indians. The stone bridge on Main Street was built in 1852. Wappingers Creek is a picturesque stream that travels through Wappingers…

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Black & white photograph of the Grinnell Library in Wappingers Falls.

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Color-tinted photograph of the library in Wappingers Falls (Grinnell Library). Handwriting on the bottom reads: "May 29, 1867-1927."

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Color-tinted photograph of Wappingers Falls.

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Color illustration of boaters on Wappingers Lake, with the village in the background.

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Color illustration of a road [NY 55] leading to Lagrangeville, N.Y.

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Black & white photograph of the No. 18--Wingdale train arriving at the Hasbrouck station. Handwriting on the side reads: "Dear May-This is where we are spending a few happy hours. Wishing to thank you for your gift which was so pretty. We are going…

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Sepia-toned photograph, a bird's-eye view of Verbank.

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Black & white photograph of the Stanfordville Train Station, part of the P & E Railroad. Demolished in 1938.

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Black & white photograph of the dam on Little Wappingers Creek, in Salt Point.

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Black & white photograph of the Friends' Church in Stanfordville, handwriting on the side reads: "Built on the site of the old "Meeting House" in the early 1890's--it shows at the left of the Hull House."

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Color photograph. From the reverse: "Rolling hills, groves & meadows enhance the majestic view of the Hudson River. The deep quiet & natural beauty create an atmosphere of peace & prayer. In this simple building is combined a pre-school, retreat…

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Color photograph of the exterior: "1/2 mile from Rhinebeck, N.Y. on Route U.S. 9. 10 minutes from Roosevelt Home & Library. A true reproduction of an 18th Century General Store recreated with timbers from the Dickinson Gristmill, originally built at…

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Color photograph of the exterior. From the reverse: "Advancing years add lustre to this early stagecoach stop. This famous Inn has catered to the traveling public since 1700 & has entertained General Washington, Lafayette, & many presidents…

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Color photograph of the exterior. From the reverse: "This famous old inn has catered to the traveling public continuously since 1700. An early stagecoach stop on the post road it has entertained such notable people as Washington & F.D. Roosevelt."

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Color photograph of the interior. From the reverse: "The original huge fireplace lends to the atmosphere of an early American tavern scene, truly a rendezvous of friends."

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Color-tinted photograph of Col. J.J. Astor's 'Tennis House' in Rhinebeck.

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Black & white photograph of the Morton Mansion. Handwriting on bottom reads: "I am at Rhinebeck spending my vacation. -Helen"

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Black & white photograph: From the reverse: "House occupied by General Richard Montgomery when he took command of the Northern Forces 1775."

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Color photograph. From the reverse: "The old pine tap room, one of the most attractive in the Hudson Valley. Three of the original beams, as well as the original fireplace, are still to be found in this charming cocktail & dining room."

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Color photograph of an antique plane. From the reverse: "CURTISS JN-4H (Jenny) Engine Hispano-Suiza 150 HP. This original & most powerful version of the famous Jenny served as an advanced trainer in WW1. After the war, this machine was a favorite of…

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Color photograph, aerial view of the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. From the reverse: "Dutchess County Fair--Rhinebeck, N.Y.--August 22-27, 1958--New York State Largest County Fair--Hundreds of exhibits, ALL FREE including cattle, 4-H, commercial,…

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Color illustration of the Post Office building in Rhinebeck.

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Black & white photograph of the Northern Dutchess Health Center in Rhinebeck.

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Color-tinted photograph of East Market Street in Rhinebeck.

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Color-tinted photograph. Handwriting on bottom reads: "Hello Eda. How would you like to milk all these cows? From a friend down south."
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