Marlborough, New York (Images of America Series)

Marlborough, New York (Images of America Series)


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Nestled on the west bank of the Hudson River between the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Mid-Hudson Bridge and the Hamilton Fish Newburgh-Beacon Bridge lies the enchanting town of Marlborough, New York. Although many residents appreciate its proximity to New York City, Marlborough remains a largely rural community. Residents of Marlborough value their history, small businesses, schools, religion, farms, and scenic surroundings. In Marlborough, learn about the town that served as an inspiration for Alfred H. Maurer and George Inness, members of the mid-19th-century Hudson River School of Art, and was called home by world-famous type designer Frederic Goudy from 1924 until his death in 1947. Enjoy past views of Marlborough that were predominantly selected from the Marlboro Free Library’s archives to best tell the story of this beloved town.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738597881
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 12/03/2012
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,175,251
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Emily Amodeo and Joanne Sagarese Pagnotta are the local history researchers for the Marlboro Free Library. Emily received her bachelor of arts in English from Mount Saint Mary College. Joanne received her associates degree from SUNY Alfred. James B. Cosgrove, director of the Marlboro Free Library, received his bachelor of arts at the University of Hartford and his masters in library science at SUNY Albany.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Hamlets of Marlborough 9

2 Transportation 15

3 Farming and Wineries 21

4 Churches 31

5 Local Businesses 39

6 Libraries 55

7 Marlborough Schools 63

8 The Fire Departments 81

9 Historical Buildings and Community 89

10 Marlborough Notables of the Past 109

Bibliography 126

About the Organization 127

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