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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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Boo! Halloween Is Not Just for Kids

You don’t need to be 7 years old to love everything about Halloween. And this time of year, there’s no need to travel very far from home to find a Halloween-themed activity that will match your scare-threshold. 133 more words

Week 10 - #21. On The Water

Finding something to photograph “on the water” is not difficult to do in New York so after giving a lot of thought to it, I asked Mike to drive up to Croton-On-Hudson to the Croton Gorge Park so I could photograph the New Croton Dam. 115 more words

52-Week Photo Challenge

Let The Traveling Begin

After moving Tate into her dorm and spending the weekend with her to settle in, I moved on to start my journey.  Turns out my WOOFing hosts were going to be out of town the first night I had planned to stay with them, meaning I needed to find a place to stay for the night.  850 more words

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Swimming at Croton Point, circa 1915

As summer comes to a close, let’s take a look at this nice postcard of swimming at Croton Point, circa 1915. The card was published for “W.H. 125 more words

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