Read e-book online Brief History of Saugerties, A PDF

By Michael Sullivan Smith

ISBN-10: 1467135941

ISBN-13: 9781467135948

ISBN-10: 1540203522

ISBN-13: 9781540203526

starting as a Dutch payment, Saugerties is scenically located among the Hudson River and the bottom of the Catskills. In 1609, the nice explorer Henry Hudson�s first mate, Robert Juet, recorded a gathering with local american citizens within the region. In its early days, the land used to be a part of the Kingston Commons, one of many first municipalities within the colonies to be ruled by way of an elected physique. The town�s heritage used to be formed via undefined. within the 19th century, bluestone quarries and paper and lead turbines drove its economic system, and a century later, Saugerties grew to become a commuter city for IBM�s crops. Michael Sullivan Smith chronicles the wealthy historical past of Saugerties.

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