Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow in the 20th Century

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Overview
Located just miles north of New York City, the Hudson River villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow experienced the highs and lows of the 20th century. The villages experienced life in a grand scale from the 1909 Hudson Fulton Celebration to the 1970s village centennial and American bicentennial festivities. Photographs from the collection of the Historical Society, Inc., serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown bring the 20th century to life. Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow in the 20th Century includes images of local and world-renowned personalities, the changing business landscape, growth and consolidation of the public schools, participation of the local population in various business and social organizations, changes in fashion over the years, and the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge in the 1950s.
Details
ISBN: 9780738573731
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 224
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
MaryAnn Marshall has served many roles at the Historical Society, Inc., serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown, including secretary, president, and volunteer, for over 20 years. Sara Mascia is a professional historical archaeologist and has been the curator/administrator of the Historical Society, Inc.'s collections for over 10 years. In Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow in the 20th Century, the authors present a commemorative album to share with historians, visitors, and the former, present, and future residents of their community.