Hyde Park on the Hudson Margaret Logan Marquez

ISBN: 9780738562407

Published: July 6th 1996

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128 pages


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Hyde Park on the Hudson  by  Margaret Logan Marquez

Hyde Park on the Hudson by Margaret Logan Marquez
July 6th 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780738562407 | 3.62 Mb

With Hyde Park on the Hudson, Margaret Logan Marquez chronicles the towns fascinating history from 1821 to 1962. Gathered from many local archives, including the Piersaull Collection, the rare and previously unpublished images presented hereMoreWith Hyde Park on the Hudson, Margaret Logan Marquez chronicles the towns fascinating history from 1821 to 1962. Gathered from many local archives, including the Piersaull Collection, the rare and previously unpublished images presented here transport us to the past.

We see farmers and theirfamilies, wealthy estate owners, ice boating on theriver, and local churches, businesses, and schools.Through this exciting pictorial history, we experience the golden era of the region, when thepopular and the powerful seemed to be playing thesame tune. The outstanding example of this socialharmony was the Roosevelt family, who turned thisway of living into a national goal and a world dream.The revival of Dutch Colonial architecture brought about by President Roosevelt, the restoration of the Italian gardens at Vanderbilt, and the recent volunteer efforts to restore the stonewalls along thePost Road, are testimonies to a past that is still living.



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