Harlem Valley Pathways: Through Pawling, Dover, Amenia, North East, and Pine Plains

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The residents of Harlem Valley have shaped both the historyand culture of our nation with bravery and integrity. Quakers inthe Harlem Valley stood firm against slavery, and the AmeniaConference, organized by Joel Spingarn, strengthened the NAACP.The Harlem Valley served as a transportation center, linking NewEngland to the west, and was also a major supplier of iron ore in theeighteenth century. Well known for their educational endeavors, theresidents of Harlem Valley established one of the oldest libraries inthe state of New York.The images in this collection were made available through theefforts of many groups in the Harlem Valley area, including thehistorical societies of North East, Little Nine Partners, Amenia,Dover, Dutchess County, and Pawling and Quaker Hill. Join JoyceGhee and Joan Spence for a remarkable trip down memory laneto the wonders of the Harlem Valley. This historic collection ofimages will serve as a valuable tool in discovering and understandingthe area's history as well as appreciating its beauty. Harlem ValleyPathways is sure to be enjoyed for generations to come.
ISBN: 9780738589831
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Harlem Valley Pathways explores the unique history of the area from the early eighteenth century to the eve of the millennium. Authors Joyce Ghee and Joan Spence have compiled an impressive and unprecedented collection of images of five towns in the Harlem Valley: Pawling, Dover, Amenia, North East, and Pine Plains. Discover in this fascinating collection of images the people and places of the Harlem Valley and view its growth and development through centuries of change.
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