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Drive to the New Croton Dam, 1913

In 1913 the Overman Tire Company in New York City ran a test to demonstrate “the ability of Overman cushion tires to withstand the abuse to which tires ordinarily are subjected by the average driver.” A National touring car was outfitted with a set of Overman cushion tires and driven over different routes and road surfaces within a 50 mile radius of New York City. 182 more words


Two Days in New York and a Trip to Remember up the Hudson River

After the glorious day we had travelling up the coast and into New York, it seemed inappropriately English to wake up the next day to drizzle and mist, which lasted the entire two days we were at Great Kills on Staten Island. 1,487 more words

Croton-on-Hudson Phone Directory, 1938

Thanks to our friend Carl Oechsner we were able to get our hands on a copy of the 1938 Croton-on-Hudson phone directory.1 The plan was to scan some of the ads like the ones for the Mikado Inn, Konco’s Garage, and Robbins Pharmacy shown below. 147 more words


Walking Through a Lit Up Garden, and Watching the Transition of the Moon All the While

Yesterday, Justin and I went to a light show located in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, called “Lightscapes.”  It was unbelievable.  Basically, it’s a historic manor on a large property that’s covered with a light garden made of recycled materials.   191 more words


Croton’s Old Post Road Inn, 1890

In January, 1890, Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly published an article by C. Hills Warren that looked back nostalgically at the history of the Albany Post Road. 741 more words


6-Year-Old Girl Dies, Mom Found Unconscious At Croton-On-Hudson Home

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl found unconscious at a home in Croton-on-Hudson.

Police responded to the Hastings Avenue home after receiving a call Sunday from the girl’s father that he couldn’t wake her up. 525 more words