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Kenneth Figg 1920 – 2001

So Many Memories We received a box of tattered scrapbooks at the shop. They were donated and we were amazed to see some of the images contained with in. Kenneth Figg was a resident of Fishers Island, New York, just … Continue reading

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D-Day: June 6, 1944

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Mount Vernon, New York Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Monumnet

Deep in Mount Vernon, New York just a few blocks from the Wakefield section of the Bronx stands a Solitary Sentry from a different time. With the not to distant sound of ambulance sirens piercing the quiet morning, Our Sentry … Continue reading

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Phillpsburg, Pennsylvania Civil War Memorial

Just off I-78, between PA & NJ,  in the border town of Phillipsburg, NJ is a pretty interesting monument to the Union Army. On South Mainstreet at the fork in the road is Shappell Park. Shappell Park, formerly known as … Continue reading

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Hudson County NJ – World War One Memorial “Dough Boy” – Forgetting Our Past?

“The Master said, “A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.” (Analects 2.11)” ― Confucius I would like to introduce you to Edward J. Malone. Edward was born, raised and lived in Jersey City, … Continue reading

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Private John H. Reynolds

Private John H. Reynolds 121st Regiment, New York Infantry M551 Roll 117 Organized at Herkimer and mustered in August 13, 1862. LeftState for Washington, D. C., September 2, 1862. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Army Corps, Army of … Continue reading

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Tarrytown, New York – World War One Memorial

On the western shore of Westchester County, along the Hudson River, lies a quaint town called Tarrytown. Tarrytown is famous more for Washington Irving’s story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. The name “Sleepy Hollow” comes from a secluded glen located in … Continue reading

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