Get Around Highland (Postcard History Series) PDF

By Ethan P. Jackman,Vivian Yess Wadlin

ISBN-10: 1467121630

ISBN-13: 9781467121637

The historical past of Highland begun at the shorelines of the Hudson River in 1754, whilst entrepreneur Anthony Yelverton began a sawmill, later via a brickyard, shop, and ferry provider to Poughkeepsie. in the course of the nineteenth century, steamboats made standard stops close to Yelverton’s payment. beginning round 1830, riverfront companies started to relocate to the “high land” above the river, and a brand new Highland enterprise district used to be born. The West Shore Railroad was once accomplished in 1883, with a station on the riverfront. the world was once referred to as Highland touchdown. The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, now the Walkway Over the Hudson, was once accomplished in 1888, and in 1897, a trolley line started operation from Highland touchdown as much as the Highland village and, from there, westward. Highland had a brand new declare to repute because the “Gateway to Ulster County.”

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