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Hudson Line Departures By Frederic Lere
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A journey along the Hudson River Lines with a series of paintings in oil of views of all of the 31 train stations from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to the town of Hudson.
Hudson Line Departures By Frederic Lere
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A journey along the Hudson River Lines with a series of paintings in oil of views of all of the 31 train stations from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to the town of Hudson.
HENRY HUDSON and the rise and fall of NEW AMSTERDAM By Dirk Barreveld
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In the year 1609 a hand full of sturdy sailors watched with amazement the shores they were approaching. Their ship, the Halve Maen, came from The Netherlands. Amsterdam, their place of origin, was... More > the world’s commercial center. The captain of the ship was named Henry Hudson, he was British. The ship was small, it had a crew of only 16 men. Some 15 years later a few clever businessmen from Amsterdam established a permanent basis at the mouth of the Hudson River: New Amsterdam.< Less
HENRY HUDSON A BRIEF STATEMENT OF HIS AIMS AND HIS ACHIEVEMENTS By Thomas A. Janvier
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If ever a compelling Fate set its grip upon a man and drove him to an accomplishment beside his purpose and outside his thought, it was when Henry Hudson—having headed his ship upon an ordered... More > course northeastward—directly traversed his orders by fetching that compass to the southwestward which ended by bringing him into what now is Hudson's River, and which led on quickly to the founding of what now is New York. This Illustrated eBook contains information relating to "newly" discovered documents, maps and images, and documents his historic voyages of discovery.< Less
The River That Flows Both Ways By Michael Cooney
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Set in the 1640s, this novel includes some of the major figures of the early Dutch settlement in present-day Albany, New York: Harmen van den Bogaert, Arent van Corlaer, Adriaen van der Donck,... More > Johannes Megapolensis and the Jesuit martyr Isaac Jogues. Matouac, a young Mohican boy, tells his story to the Dutch minister, Johannes Megapolensis. Determined to survive after his home and family are destroyed, Matouac learns the ways of the fierce Mohawks as well as of the Dutch settlers. He makes friends with the runaway nun Therese de Ville-Marie and falls in love with the slave girl Catharina. He also makes a deadly enemy in Lature, a renegade French priest bent on human sacrifice. Without a family of his own, he becomes a part of the family of the jovial and bisexual Harmen van den Bogaert. When Harmen faces death for what his fellow whites regard as the most unnatural of crimes, the young Mohican risks everything to free his friend from the prison at Fort Orange.< Less
The River That Flows Both Ways By Michael Cooney
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Set in the 1640s, this novel includes some of the major figures of the early Dutch settlement in present-day Albany, New York: Harmen van den Bogaert, Arent van Corlaer, Adriaen van der Donck,... More > Johannes Megapolensis and the Jesuit martyr Isaac Jogues. Matouac, a young Mohican boy, tells his story to the Dutch minister, Johannes Megapolensis. Determined to survive after his home and family are destroyed, Matouac learns the ways of the fierce Mohawks as well as of the Dutch settlers. He makes friends with the runaway nun Therese de Ville-Marie and falls in love with the slave girl Catharina. He also makes a deadly enemy in Lature, a renegade French priest bent on human sacrifice. Without a family of his own, he becomes a part of the family of the jovial and bisexual Harmen van den Bogaert. When Harmen faces death for what his fellow whites regard as the most unnatural of crimes, the young Mohican risks everything to free his friend from the prison at Fort Orange.< Less
Duck on a Dock By Adele Pascucci
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The story of a mallard duck living among the boats at Half Moon Bay on the Hudson River.
Sailor - A World War I Log By LeRoy Moore, Sr.
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Roy Moore was proud to be an American. He was a child of the Hudson River and a man of the sea. When his nation went to war, so did he, aboard the Destroyer USS McCall convoying ships across the... More > Atlantic through all weathers, rescuing survivors from harm's way and lobbing depth charges at enemy submarines. This is his daily log from that first World War, along with what remains of photographs and keepsakes washed ashore from his many experiences. Memories all lovingly preserved here in the writings of three generations.< Less
Talcott Taylor By William Shambaugh
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Carole Browne brought her three children by canoe to a cabin home off the Susquehanna River in the late 1600s. A raiding party of Iroquois warriors swept across the clearing, brained her youngest... More > daughter and took her and her oldest daughter back through the woods to head upriver to a Seneca town. Talcott Taylor, a solitary hunter, ambushed the raiding party at the river, got Carole free, but her daughter, Rachel, was gone. Talcott promised Carole he would go bring Rachel home. He joined a Dutch party headed from to Fort Orange. The party was headed by Jacob Steen, In the large canoe was Paul Joffre, a Jesuit priest and Brenda Monday, a woman determined to join a French general in Montreal. Jacob Steen counted on Talcott to get him back down the Hudson. Carole Browne counted on him to get her daughter back home. Brenda Monday counted on him to get her off the platform the Iroquois had bound her to with fires burning. He picked up his long rifle and believed he could get it all done.< Less
Talcott Taylor By William Shambaugh
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A powerful adventure novel set in late 1600s on the American frontier. Carole Browne brought her three children by canoe to a cabin home in the wilderness off the Susquehanna River.A raiding party of... More > Iroquois swept through the cabin and brained her youngest daughter and took her and her oldest daughter as prisoners into the woods headed back upriver to a Seneca town. Talcott Taylor, a solitary hunter, ambushed the raiding party and freed Carole, but one of the Iroquois got a canoe, seized her daughter, Rachel, and was gone. Talcott promised Carole he would go deep into Iroquois country and bring Rachel home.< Less

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