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Grand Street and Mt. Airy

Here’s a nice postcard showing the intersection of Grand Street and Mt. Airy, circa 1900, when Croton’s streets were unpaved and the firehouse building you can see through the trees was a school. 34 more words

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Croton-on-Hudson Gets Hyphenated, April 1, 1948


Sixty-nine years ago today, on April 1, 1948, the postal service officially added hyphens to the cancellation stamp for what had been the “Croton on Hudson” post office. 117 more words

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Danish Home Christmas Seals

For more than 60 years the Danish Home in Croton has been issuing what most people would think of as Christmas seals—stamp-like labels placed on mail during the Christmas season to raise funds and awareness for charitable programs. 82 more words

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Accident on the Van Cortlandt Bridge, 1911

In the summer of 1911 the rear wheels of a heavy truck broke through the wooden planks of the Van Cortlandt Bridge—the bridge that once carried the Albany Post Road across the Croton River. 549 more words

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