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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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Chauncey Depew Statue Dedication 1918

On September 24, 1918 the statue of Chauncey M. Depew was unveiled in Depew Park, Peekskill, NY. Chauncey himself, who was 84 years old, was on hand to assist in the ceremony. The park was originally purchased from Native Americans … Continue reading

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My Memories of the NY Jets in Peekskill

With the start of the new NFL football season this week and the high expectations for the NY Jets following last year’s outstanding showing, I thought I would reminisce about the years the Jets held their training camp in Peekskill. … Continue reading

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