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Brief History of Saugerties (Paperback) (Michael Sullivan Smith)

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Beginning as a Dutch settlement, Saugerties is scenically positioned between the Hudson River and the base of the Catskills. In 1609, the great explorer Henry Hudson's first mate, Robert Juet, recorded a meeting with Native Americans in the area. In its early days, the land was part of the Kingston Commons, one of the first municipalities in the colonies to be governed by an elected body. The town's history was shaped by industry. In the nineteenth century, bluestone quarries and paper and lead mills drove its economy, and a century later, Saugerties became a commuter town for IBM's plants. Michael Sullivan Smith chronicles the rich history of Saugerties.
Number of Pages: 158
Genre: History, Photography
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Middle Atlantic
Series Title: Brief History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Michael Sullivan Smith
Language: English
Street Date: June 20, 2016
TCIN: 51358714
UPC: 9781467135948
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-5514
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