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Independence Day!

Below is an article I was asked to write for the Cortlandt Living Magazine July 2018 edition. They wanted a short piece showing some of the important events associated with July 4th other than being Independence Day, especially local connections. … Continue reading

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They Just Don’t Make ‘Em Like That Anymore

Appreciating and collecting items from the past was instilled in me mostly by my father. Growing up, he would always point out objects that were handed down in the family and explain what it was and how it was used. … Continue reading

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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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Lincoln Depot Museum to Memorialize 150th Anniversary of President’s Death

Replica Coffin, Ceremonies, Lectures Will Take Place on Exact Date, Time Funeral Train Passed Peekskill 150 Years Ago. Event Will Take Place 1:00-4:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday April 25th-26th At New Facility at 10 South Water Street, Peekskill, NY. For … 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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Strange How These Things Happen

Spring has always been a trigger for me to try and clean out the piles of stuff I accumulate year after year. I am not a pack rat but I do try and save things, more for sentimental reasons than … Continue reading

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