By Ethan P. Jackman,Vivian Yess Wadlin

ISBN-10: 1467121630

ISBN-13: 9781467121637

The heritage of Highland begun at the shorelines of the Hudson River in 1754, while entrepreneur Anthony Yelverton all started a sawmill, later via a brickyard, shop, and ferry carrier to Poughkeepsie. through the nineteenth century, steamboats made usual stops close to Yelverton’s payment. beginning round 1830, riverfront companies started to relocate to the “high land” above the river, and a brand new Highland enterprise district was once born. The West Shore Railroad was once accomplished in 1883, with a station on the riverfront. the realm was once known as Highland touchdown. The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, now the Walkway Over the Hudson, used to be accomplished in 1888, and in 1897, a trolley line all started operation from Highland touchdown as much as the Highland village and, from there, westward. Highland had a brand new declare to reputation because the “Gateway to Ulster County.”

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