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Peekskill and the Revolution, ca.1777
Records of the British at Stony Point, 1779-1784
Records of Philip Van Cortlandt and Van Cortlandt Manor, 1816-2003
Records of Sing Sing Prison, ca. 1825-1904
Records of the Henry Clay Fire, 1852
Records of Samuel Tilden, Greystone & Untermyer Park, ca. 1860 - 1923
Records of the Revolutionary War, 1864-2003
Maps of Peekskill, 1883 - 1911
Portrait, Hon. Chauncey M. Depew, ca. 1910
Records of Rockwood Hall, ca. 1910-1923
Winter Views of the Hudson, ca.1913, 1918
Photograph of Aftermath of Steamboat Collision at Dobbs Ferry, 1914
Panoramic Photograph of Hastings, ca. 1915
Photograph of U.S.Army Air Corps Bomber Formation, 1931
Records of Dobbs Ferry Seaplane Base, 1940 and 1956
Aerial Photograph of Mothball Fleet, 1954
Records Related to Historian Carl Carmer, ca. 1965 and 2003
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Westchester County’s proximity to the Hudson River has helped to shape its history from the days when Native Americans roamed its shoreline and fished in its waters up to the present day. The river was a corridor of exploration and settlement when the first Europeans arrived in North America in the early 17th century. During the Revolutionary War in the late 18th century, the river was of great strategic importance, and the county’s landscape is dotted with the names, memorials and markers of that time. Join us as we explore the many historical associations between the Hudson River and Westchester County.