Joyce C. Ghee,Joan Spence's Poughkeepsie: Halfway Up the Hudson (Images of America) PDF

By Joyce C. Ghee,Joan Spence

ISBN-10: 0738562033

ISBN-13: 9780738562032

ISBN-10: 1531640311

ISBN-13: 9781531640316

From the colonial interval, the Poughkeepsie region has been a first-rate place at the Hudson, halfway among Albany and big apple urban. Accessibility, scenic attractiveness, and a dynamic financial and cultural setting have made either urban and city of Poughkeepsie very good groups during which to reside, paintings, and play. a number of american citizens have left their mark the following, together with the Livingstons, S.F.B. Morse, the Smith Brothers (of cough drop fame), Matthew Vassar, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and Thomas Watson Sr. Poughkeepsie has additionally been greater by way of the contributions of its African American group and by means of successive waves of immigrants looking a greater existence. From web hosting New York's usa Constitutional Ratification conference in 1788 to changing into the site of IBM in the course of international battle II, Poughkeepsie has persevered to be the location of world-changing events.

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