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Village of Montgomery, New York (Images of America Series)
     

Village of Montgomery, New York (Images of America Series)

by Robert L. Williams, Marc Newman, Mayor Stephen Brescia
 

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Noted for its picturesque historic districts and venerable homes, the village of Montgomery is nestled into northern Orange County, bounded by the Wallkill River in the shadow of the Comfort Hills. Filled with rare photographs dating from the 1870s to the present, Village of Montgomery focuses on the history of the hamlet and its churches, roads, businesses,

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Noted for its picturesque historic districts and venerable homes, the village of Montgomery is nestled into northern Orange County, bounded by the Wallkill River in the shadow of the Comfort Hills. Filled with rare photographs dating from the 1870s to the present, Village of Montgomery focuses on the history of the hamlet and its churches, roads, businesses, schools, and cemeteries, providing insight into how village residents lived, worked, and played in years past. The insightful text accompanying each photograph reveals intriguing and little-known facts about the village and its people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738573113
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
06/30/2010
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,277,607
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


The book’s authors have long been heavily engaged in the village community. Robert L. Williams served as Town of Montgomery historian for 10 years, has authored numerous titles, and has led the preservation effort for several historic sites, including the ruins of the Colden Mansion. Marc Newman, a published author and research historian, has taught history in New York and Florida for more than 40 years. Orange County legislator Stephen Brescia, a lifelong resident of Montgomery, has served as the village’s mayor for 20 years.

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