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Built in 1765 Used as a Tavern for 67 years and occupied by six generations of the Yelverton family. Among distinguished guests entertained were George Washington Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
When the first train entered Chester, New York on September 23, 1841, few realized exactly what kind of an impact the railroad would have on the town. Before the New York & Erie Railroad (later reorganized as the Erie Railroad) entered town, Chest…
The origins of a railroad in this area date back to 1836, when the Hudson & Delaware Railroad was chartered to build a rail line from Newburgh, New York to Chesterville, New York (now known as Greycourt) with the intention of extending the line to…
1841: First Erie RR StationFresh milk first shipped toNYC 1842 by Agent ThaddeusSelleck. Last train Apr ?83Opened 1999: History Museum
Built by Daniel Cromline, 1716, named Greycourt Inn. Before 1765 was main house between New Windsor and New Jersey
Buried near here is King the Palisades performinglion & girl friend of chimp F J Muggs, plus 250gravesites of beloved pets
Revolutionary Militia of Orange and Ulster assembled here, Dec., 1776. Col. Woodhull Camped Here, 1777. Dec., 1778, Militia met to March to Minisink
Wagonmasters with gear for 9 Regts always ready to go.North Carolina Regiment here August 5.
Home of Neufchaltel CheeseBirthplace of Hambletonian progeditor of trotters
History:The wetland constructed at this site was built by the New York State Department of Transportation Cooperation with Palisades Interstate Park Commission — Office Of Parks and Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York State Depart…