Residents of Beacon, New York, are justifiably proud of a community that is rich in history and promise. In this exquisite collection of images, local historians Robert J. Murphy and Denise Doring VanBuren uncover the fascinating past of Beacon and the people who have called it home. The community's earliest permanent European settler was Madam Catheryna Rombout Brett, whose c. 1709 home is preserved within the city as the the oldest building in Dutchess County. Within the vicinity of the Madam Brett Homestead, two ...

Historic Beacon 1998, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738544915

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Historic Beacon 1998, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531627454

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