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Sloatsburg Dam@3x.jpg
Despite inscription on the photo, probably what's shown is Sloat's Dam located a few miles upriver in Rockland County, NY. The structure was built in 1792 by Isaac Sloat for the purposes of milling, and was approximately four feet high by 200 feet in…

Ramapo Map.jpg
Dating to a time when water power was essential to manufacturing, the "Ramapo Works" (later simply Ramapo) were located at the base of Torne Mountain. A nail manufacturer from New York City named Josiah B. Pierson purchased the land in 1795, built a…
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