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Yearly Archives: 2019

Red Hook’s Visitation Church — 165 Years of Neighborhood Service

By Suzanne Spellen (aka Montrose Morris) Red Hook was a successful harbor town from its beginnings. By the 1850s, it had expanded greatly due to its proximity to Manhattan’s own shipping center as well as being the natural end of the Erie Canal. Boats and barges bringing goods and raw materials began docking in …

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