Milan 50 Years Ago 5/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes” or historical excerpts. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 7 May 1970

Milan 50 Years Ago 4/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes” or historical excerpts. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6 April 1970 Milan History The History of Dutchess County as edited by Frank Hasbrouck in 1909 and available on Google Books provides a view back in time at Milan. “Some statistics published in Spafford’s Gazetteer of 1824 six years after the division from Northeast says in part: It is a good Township of land though considerably…

Milan 50 Years Ago 2/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4 February 1970 Reader’s Notes~ Ossie Stippa included these lines on his sketch: There is a destiny that makes us brothers: None goes his way alone: All that we send into the lives of others Comes back into our own. I care not what his temples or his creeds, One thing holds firm and fast That into his…

Milan 50 Years Ago 1/1970

Looking Back at Milan’s History ~ …through the lens of the Milan Community Association Newsletter started in November 1968…Local author Bonnie Wood of Keeping NY History Alive supplements the original MCA Newsletters with “Reader’s Notes”. Milan Community Association Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3 January 1970 Reader’s Notes~ As we look back 50 years ago in Milan, let’s take a glance at some of the businesses that advertised in the MCA Newsletter. The Red Hook Fabric Shop (now known as Village Fabric Shoppe) and Rock City Sand & Gravel both have Facebook pages in 2020. Check out the phones numbers then…