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Twenty-Second Annual Report of the

American Scenic and Historic
Preservation Society, 1917

TO THE LEGISLATURE OF
THE STATE OF NEW YORK

TRANSMITTED TO THE
LEGISLATURE MAY 3,

1917

FOUNDED BY ANDREW H. GREEN AND
INCORPORATED BY THE LEGISLATURE
OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, 1895

Headquarters: No. 154 Nassau Street, New York, N. Y.

ALBANY
J. B. LYON COMPANY, PRINTERS

1917

VARD COLLEGE DEC 31 1917 LIBRARY

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*Philipse Manor Hall: Location and description.....

Maintenance .....

Washington's Birthday celebration..

Memorial Day celebration........

Other patriotic exercises and work...

Cochran Art Collection, catalogue....

Visitors ...............................

Financial statement .......

* John Boyd Thacher Park: Location and description

Maintenance and repairs..........

Administrative center; building moved..

Bungalow moved and remodeled.....

Roads and gutters...................

Labor Center; buildings needed.

Visitors; visit of State Geologists....

No Man's land ......

Financial statement ...

*Battle Island Park: Improvement begun....

*Tappan Monument property........

Shakespeare tablet deeded to Society..........

General Nathaniel Woodhull tablet...

New York City History: High price for prints

Calendar dates in New York history........

New York City landmarks......................

Colonnade in Lafayette street...

Horn House, No. 1641 Broadway, demolished..

Washington's Headquarters (Jumel Mansion), new book

High Bridge threatened with disfigurement

Ilunt House on Hunt's Point demolished...

Tiffany House on Hunt's Point burned....

Murray Hill landmark history..

Rockaway Point fort begun...,

New York City Archæology..........

Discoveries in 1916..

Dyckman farm-house relics .....

Discoveries at Washington's Headquarters (Jumel Mansion)..

Discoveries on garden site near Fort George.....

Discovery of a Revolutionary counterfeiter's work............

Discovery of Revolutionary earthwork at Richmond, S. I......

Discovery of an old ship in the Subway........

Books on Revolutionary relics sent to British regiments.

Field trips around New York........

Publication of Common Council Minutes. ............

Mayor's committee .........

New York City churches: Trinity Church's real estate policy.....

St. John's Chapel: Fate in the balance. ....

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New York City churches — (Continued):

St. Paul's Chapel: 150th anniversary........

John Street Methodist Church: 150th anniversary...

First Presbyterian Church: 200th anniversary....

Brick Presbyterian Church: Refusal to sell...........

Scotch Presbyterian Church: 160th anniversary..

Uses for old churches...........

New York County Court House: Building postponed on account

war .......

Stadium at the New York City College..

Founders' Day celebrated in New York.

Preparedness Parade in New York....

Fourth of July celebration in New York.....

Lafayette Day celebration in New York.

Statue of Liberty in New York harbor....

History of the Statue of Liberty.

Permanent illumination inaugurated...

Catskill Aqueduct celebration.....

Staten Island Indian history: History of Fort Wadsworth site.

City Hall Park: Reclamation of post-office site hoped for.....

Central Park: Moving picture film museum proposed......

Stadium proposed .......

Political propaganda prevented.........

Central Park West railroad tracks...

Riverside Park: The West Side improvement

Fort Tryon Park: Given to City........

Dyckman Park and House dedicated. ......

Inwood Hill Park: Acquisition of land begun

Ewen Park: Given to the city..

Sea Beaches public property.....

West Side improvement...........

A controversy which has become historic.

The West Side problem stated.........

The revised plan .....................

Status of railroad company's franchise

Exchange of lands and easements......

Arguments against the plan...........

Arguments in favor of the plan......

Chronology of events in 1916 and 1917..

Livingston Mansion at Dobb's Ferry, N. Y., purchasco

Croton Point Park proposed...................

Washington's Headquarters at North Castle, N. Y.

Peekskill Village Centennial celebration......

Fort Montgomery: Popolopen bridge opened....

Restoration of fort begun......

Sloan's Mountain redoubt....

Washington's Statue at West Point dedicated.......

Tilden Monument at Malden-on-Hudson dedicated.

Fishkill Church Bi-centennial celebration.......

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