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Sloatsburg’s Harmony Hall Celebrates Centennial of Women’s Suffrage with Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson Council

Posted on 06 November 2017 by Editor

Held just before countywide elections took place, Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg, NY, hosted an event that included two of Rockland County’s leading women politicians, who attended to talk shop and the history of women voting to the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson Council. Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell and Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee were on hand Saturday, November 4, at the Jacob Sloat House to honor those Girl Scouts who earned their Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York Girl Scout Patch. Continue Reading

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A Conversational History: Tales of Waldron Row in Sloatsburg

Posted on 05 July 2016 by Editor

Come for the Parks

Beautify Sloatsburg is the official Facebook page for the Sloatsburg Revitalization Committee, chaired by Darrell Frasier.

The on-going renovation work at the old Blue Barn property in Sloatsburg got Edward Marse thinking about the history of that neighborhood along Route 17 in the village center. Continue Reading

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Historical Sloatsburg Cemetery Gets Eagle Scout Treatment

Posted on 23 February 2015 by Editor

A recent Eagle Scout project repaired remnants of an entrance piller to the Sloatsburg Cemetery as well as cleaned some 50 veteran grave markers.

A recent Eagle Scout project repaired remnants of an entrance piller to the Sloatsburg Cemetery as well as cleaned some 50 veteran grave markers.

Boy Scouts working on earning Eagle Scout wings have been involved in various projects around Sloatsburg the past several years. Continue Reading

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A Walk In The Park Along The Ramapo River

Posted on 23 December 2014 by Editor

RamapoRiver@SloatDam

View of the Ramapo River as it washes over Sloats Dam in Sloatsburg, NY, with Mill Pond’s higher flat surface behind the roiled white water.

The Village of Sloatsburg has an industrial and commercial history going back to the mid-1700 Dutch settlers that included Stephen Sloat, who built Sloat’s Tavern. That original structure is still in existence at the rear section of the current Sloat House.

Mostly, the manufacturing history of the area centers on the power provided by the Ramapo River. Continue Reading

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The Village Historian Tells The Tale

Posted on 17 July 2013 by Editor

While Harmony Hall undergoes a major restoration project throughout the summer and into the fall, the spotlight was recently turned on Village of Sloatsburg Historian Harrison Bush. Continue Reading

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Dec
16
Sat
9:00 am Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
A special Holiday Food Basket giveaway will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Village of Sloatsburg Fire Hall. Items include frozen turkey and fixings and desert for[...]
Dec
17
Sun
2:00 pm Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
As the days grow shorter, we prepare to welcome the Winter Solstice on Sunday, December 17th from 2-4 PM at the mansion! Join Geoff Welch and musical guests guitarist Alpha Halvorsen and percussionist Christina Stefenelli[...]