College Hill, Poughkeepsie, NY

Looking at the postcard images throughout this issue, it is easy to understand Poughkeepsie’s “Queen City” designation. In the 1800s, Poughkeepsie was a beautiful, bustling, wealth-generating place bursting with industry, culture, philanthropy, imagination, and education. The city’s most significant enabler, the Hudson River, and later the railroads, brought materials, people, and investment to the area. The rails and the river then took Poughkeepsie’s industrial output to the world…


This pictorial layout is presented here as a downloadable PDF file:

College Hill, Poughkeepsie, NY (PDF)