Summer Exhibit 2019 – Dutchess County Vintage Views, c1910

June 13, 2019 9:11 pm Published by


On display will be 1,500 original postcard images c1910 of buildings and sites in the towns and villages of Dutchess County c1910.  This collection highlights the “Golden Age of Postcards” (1907-1915) when seven 1-cent postcards were mailed for every person in the U.S.   The exhibit also includes over 80 original photographs of the landmark buildings, streets, and sites of “Olde Poughkeepsie” c1910, with a special feature of the seven fire companies of that era.  Smith Brothers Cough Drops, DeLaval Separator Co., and Adriance Platt Mowers are included in the display. This free exhibit will be open weekends from July 6 through July 28 from 1-4pm.

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This post was written by Catherine McMahon