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Around Highland
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ISBN 9781467121637
REGISTERED: 11/18/17
UPDATED: 10/22/19

The history of Highland began on the shores of the Hudson River in 1754, when entrepreneur Anthony Yelverton started a sawmill, later followed by a brickyard, store, and ferry service to Poughkeepsie


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  • Around Highland available on September 27 2018 from Indigo for 24.99
  • ISBN bar code 9781467121637 ξ1 registered May 24 2016
  • Product category is Book

  • # 978146712163

During the 19th century, steamboats made regular stops near Yelverton''s settlement. Starting around 1830, riverfront businesses began to relocate to the high land above the river, and a new Highland business district was born. The West Shore Railroad was completed in 1883, with a station at the riverfront. The area was called Highland Landing. The Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, now the Walkway Over the Hudson, was completed in 1888, and in 1897, a trolley line began operation from Highland Landing up to the Highland village and, from there, westward. Highland had a new claim to fame as the Gateway to Ulster County.


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    ^ Around Highland Indigo. (revised Sep 2018)

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