Panorama west from Mount Beacon

View west from Mount Beacon on the Hudson River near Beacon, New York. Fields, trees, and homes occupy the flood plain between the mountain and the river. Across the river is the town of Newburgh. During the Revolutionary War, militia were directed to light fires on Mt. Beacon if British were spotted advancing up the Hudson River.
Date Original
1880 – circa 1910
New York State Archives. New York (State). Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, no. D47_HuB33.
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