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Local History Day & Resources
2006 Special Vet's Day Program
2008-Walden in the Civil War
2009-Virtual Cemetery Tour
-Local Genealogy
2011-Author: Lisa Melville
-Civil War: Walden,CO. H
Washington Post article: Co H-2014
-Textile Industry in Walden
2014-Knifetown USA: Part I-
The New York Knife Company
2015-Old House Superstitions &
Treasures: Concealment Shoes
2016-Knifetown USA:
Parts II & III-
-Walden Knife Company &
-Schrade Cutlery
2017-Mail Call: Letters from War

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Articles and booklets of interest:
Walden New York;
Hub of the Beautiful Wallkill Valley

a 1921 Walden history booklet.

Walden and Surrounding Areas
The History of Orange County, excerpt 

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Supplementary information to
articles appearing in the Spring

Walden House Tattler


Citizen Herald,
Feb 20, 1954
  The Walden House--Historical Society Outlines Projects

St. Andrews'
Aug, 14, 2021

Proper Gravestone Cleaning Instructions.
By Marion Greenfield at the St. Andrews' Cemetery event
Larger Image
  Walden Map showing former Methodist Church Center Street Cemetery -- removed to Wallkill Valley Cemetery. Have not located the date yet.
Larger Image
  Reformed Dutch Church (now First Reformed) Cemetery location on Scofield at Orange Avenue -- removed to the Wallkill Valley Cemetery. Have not located the date yet.
Podcast by
A.J. Schenckman
  Podcast on his book Patriots & Spies, recorded at an interview by Rockland County Historian
Citizen Herald Articles
  Rider-Ericsson & Spence, plus other sources
Larger Image
  Spence Engineering Employees, in front of Grant St. Location
PDF file -- can be enlarged
1749 map
  1749 Lewis Map of New York

These items are in process of being resized and entered.








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