Mamakating

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Overview
At first glance, Mamakating appears to be an unassuming township in southeastern New York State, but upon closer examination, it is found to be the home of some landmark sites: the first recognizedroad in America, now Route 209; the groundbreaking spot for the first million-dollar private corporation formed in the United States, the D&H Canal; and the oldest soaring airport in the country, the Wurtsboro Airport. Mamakating offers a historical perspective of this friendly lake-and-mountain town in the Catskill region that many NewYork City residents chose, first as a vacation spot and later as their permanent home.
Details
ISBN: 9780738554716
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Monika A. Roosa has lived in Mamakating all of her life and has served her community in many ways: as a teacher, a director of Wurtsboro Renaissance, an editorial board member of the Wurtsboro Good News, and a member of the Wurtsboro Board of Trade. She is also a member of four historical societies: Mamakating, Huguenot, Minisink Valley, and Sullivan County. For Mamakating, she has drawn upon a hidden wealth of photographs in private collections throughout the township that best reflect the history of the community.