Around Cold Spring

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-10-10
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
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The historic village of Cold Spring lies on the east bank of the Hudson River in the heart of the scenic Hudson Highlands, about 50 miles north of New York City. Around Cold Spring features images of Cold Spring, the neighboring hamlet of Garrison, and the village of Nelsonville. Many of the photographs date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries and depict street scenes, patriotic celebrations, and historic and architecturally significant buildings like mansions, churches, and schools. Photographs, postcards, and other visual materials further illuminate the story of Cold Spring and its surrounding area.

Author Biography

Trudie A. Grace has been the curator of the Putnam County Historical Society Foundry School Museum in Cold Spring since 2000 and a professor of art history at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City since 1988. She is the author of numerous publications on artistic and historical subjects, including several on the history of the Hudson Highlands.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Down by the Riverside: Hudson River Views and Activitiesp. 11
Doing Business: Near the River and Other Localesp. 25
Putting Resources to Work: West Point Foundry and Other Industriesp. 45
Getting Together: Associations, Socializing, and Celebrationsp. 53
In Comfort and Style: Houses, Estates, and Residentsp. 71
Serving a Growing Populace: Civic Structures, Schools, and Churchesp. 97
On and Off Country Roads: Views, Farming, and Enjoying the Landp. 117
Bibliographyp. 127
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