Mahopac's first known colonial settlement was founded near the large lake bearing the Algonquian name "Macookpack" around 1740. During the American Revolution, the area served as an important logistical center and supply depot for the American cause. Following the war, the hamlet developed into an agricultural breadbasket, supplying goods and produce--especially dairy items--region-wide. By the mid-19th century, Mahopac, particularly its grand lake, became a resort destination with many large hotels and boardinghouses. ...

Mahopac 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738576893

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Mahopac 2012, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531650933