By Kevin S. Gildner
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Saugerties, nestled among Esopus Creek and the Hudson River on one aspect and the Catskill Mountains at the different, is an previous village first settled through the Dutch. Following the hole of the Erie Canal, industrialist Henry Barclay set into movement plans to take advantage of the area�s waterpower to show Saugerties into an commercial group.
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Allentown (Postcard History Series) by Kevin S. Gildner