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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.

TheĀ 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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