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The Hudson Valley Gateway Region: The Cradle of America

Thank you to the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce for asking me to submit this piece about the importance of local history in their 2018-19 Annual Member Booklet: Advertisements

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Abraham Lincoln and Walt Disney

Growing up in the 1960’s and 70’s, Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (and then The Wonderful World of Disney) was a staple every Sunday night on television. Every week we looked forward to Walt Disney himself introduce cartoons, historic … Continue reading

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Opening of Lincoln Depot Museum Celebrated in Peekskill

Rick Pezzullo | Oct 20, 2014 | Eleven years of planning to mark an historic moment in the City of Peekskill and the history of the United States was celebrated Saturday with the long awaited opening of the Lincoln Depot Museum … Continue reading

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Lincoln Depot Museum Grand Opening

Museum Created and Opening Exhibit Installed The Only Museum Of Its Kind in NY State The Lincoln Depot Foundation is pleased to announce the Official Public Grand Opening of the Lincoln Depot Museum at 10 S. Water Street, Peekskill, NY. … Continue reading

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Lincoln Depot Restoration Update

Lincoln Depot Restoration Update, a set on Flickr. On Saturday, September 29, 2012 the Lincoln Depot Foundation held an event to show the extensive progress on the restoration of the depot building. The unveiling of a special gift by local … Continue reading

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Legislator Testa Receives Unanimous Support from Colleagues in Appointment to Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board

Legislator John G. Testa (R-Peekskill/Cortlandt/Yorktown) was appointed to the Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Board at the Board of Legislators (BOL) regular meeting on Monday.  Legislator Testa will replace Legislator Peter Harckham who had been the BOL’s previous representative … Continue reading

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Lincoln Depot Museum Interior Construction Begins

  PEEKSKILL, NY—One of the most historic buildings in Westchester County is rapidly being transformed into what will be among the most sophisticated and exciting museums and educational facilities in the area, as Peekskill’s Lincoln Depot Building moves into an … Continue reading

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