VAULT

HAVERSTRAW, NEW YORK


Rockland
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A major center for the industry was Haverstraw (in Rockland County, NY) located at the widest point on the river, where prime raw material in the rich, blue clay, and a skilled local workforce combined to make the area "the Brickmaking Capital of the World," as it had been called.

Haverstraw along the Hudson River


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​THE HONORABLE

MAYOR

THOMAS L. WATSON

1937 - 2019

November 07, 2019

Mayor of Haverstraw
1989 - 1995
First African American elected as Mayor of a Village, in the State of New York.

Rockland - Westchester  NEWS​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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