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In March of 1923, a notice was published in the GREENWOOD LAKE BUZZER stating, (more)

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – In March of 1923, a notice was published in the GREENWOOD LAKE BUZZER stating, “Anyone interested in fire protection for this area, please attend the meeting in Good Shepherd Church.” The Greenwood lake Fire Department was officially organized with 56 members and Jacob C. Deer was elected chief. In June of 1971, the Greenwood Lake Volunteer Fire Department hosted a “wetdown” for the new firehouse, a four-bay brick building desperately needed to house the new equipment which had outgrown the original two-bay, wood frame fire...

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The following was taken from the book TWO CENTURIES IN WARWICK.

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – The following was taken from the book TWO CENTURIES IN WARWICK. In the spring of 1730, David McCamly and his wife, recently od Ireland, began clearing a farm in what they called Jockey Hollow, at a place now named New Milford. He later built a dam and a flour mill on Wawayanda Creek. Meanwhile, a boom was developing in Bellvale. Daniel Burt’s pioneering spirit built a gristmill which was joined in time by a woolen mill, a sawmill, and another gristmill. In the 1820’s Joseph Brooks’ carding and spinning business was expanded into...

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In the early twenties a project was conceived by Benton MacKaye, the founder of the Appalachian Trail

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – In the early twenties a project was conceived by Benton MacKaye, the founder of the Appalachian Trail, a 2000 mile foot path extending from Maine to Georgia. It traverses the crest of the Appalachian range and contrary to the ways of the Indians, it seeks the high points, instead of the low. It winds through fourteen states and follows the course of some established trail┬ásystems, such as the Long Trail in New England. It has been thrilling to read about experiences of many who have walked the entire distance, and some who have made it several times....

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Early in the year 1906, a letter and an invitation came to the trustees of our village from the mayor of Warwick, England

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Warwick In History Minutes | 0 comments

“Warwick in History” – Early in the year 1906, a letter and an invitation came to the trustees of our village from the mayor of Warwick, England, requesting and inviting them to be present at a great historical pageant to be given on the grounds of Warwick Castle in the month of July that year, to commemorate 2000 years of the history of this ancient town. Accordingly, our trustees prepared an album containing our greetings and congratulations as follows: Sir: Accept congratulations and greetings from your daughter and namesake across the sea, on the occasion of your great...

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Antique Car Club Visits Warwick

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in All Event Postings, News and Press | 0 comments

Antique Car Club Visits Warwick

This Wednesday, around noon, there will be a display of antique cars in Lewis Park. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and greet the members of the antique car club. Their commitment to preserving the past in transportation and driving home the importance of their work is impressive. Take the time to welcome them to Warwick and share their...

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