Troop 1, The Lower Farm, The Upper Lake, Dogtown Days, The Foreman, Felony Hill, Urijah, White Deer Black Bear

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In the 1950’s there was a neighborhood set away from the mainstream of Peekskill. This settlement of houses is remembered as Dog Town. Many Dog Town residents felt at home at their frequented stop, Risko’s Bar, where they caught up with the local news and gossip. Dog Town offered the beauty of the Hudson River Valley, the season for Blue Claw crabbing, the winter months of skating at Houstis Pond and the summer Friday nights of exciting stock car racing at Peekskill Stadium. Read more

About John Morabito

Born in New York in 1946,John Morabito grew up in the scenic Hudson Valley in Peekskill, New York. John was drafted into the army during the Vietnam War. After his tour of duty, John traveled from the east coast to the west coast experiencing the times and culture of the tumultuous 60’s. John settled in San Francisco and attended City College where he enrolled in literature and writing courses. Read more

Excerpt from the Book

There are many rivers in the United States and along these rivers are towns that were built from small settlements from the settlers who had the insight and curiosity to come to the New World of America and build a new future for themselves.
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ISBN: 9781608445684
120 pages
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