Ossining, NY and Sing Sing Links
Local Historical Organizations
- Ossining Historical Society.
Preserves and disseminates Ossining history and heritge. www.ossininghistorical.org. Images, address, how to join, merchandise. They're a
wonderful bunch of people. Graphics-intensive photographs page http://home.att.net/~ohsm/photo.htm (no longer works),
with separate page of old photos of Sing Sing Prison http://www.ossininghistorical.org/sing_sing_prison.htm
- Ossining Crotonville Neighborhood
Association. Non-profit links site owned by the
Crotonville Neighborhood Association.http://www.ossining.org. Excellent links, particularly for Other Organizations. Very interesting page "Old Ossining in Photographs" at http://www.ossining.org/oldossgall1.htm as well as http://www.ossining.org/photos.html
- Jug Tavern of Sparta, Inc. Jug Tavern of Sparta, Inc., which owns the "Jug Tavern" (a.k.a.
Garrison House, ca. 1760). http://www.jugtavern.org/ Sparta is an historic neighborhood at the Southern end of Ossining. From the site: "Sparta is the oldest surviving settlement in the Town of Ossining, which includes the Village of Ossining (formerly Sing Sing) and part of the Village of Briarcliff Manor, along the east bank of the Hudson River in Westchester County, New York. Sparta's independent existence ended in 1906 when the Village of Ossining extended its borders southward to encompass Sparta." (My ancestor Jacob Romaine and his older brother George W. Romaine lived on
Upper Spring Street, in the area linking Sparta with downtown Sing Sing.)
- Crotonville Neighborhood Association. Crotonville is a small historic neighborhood in the Town
Regional Historic and Scenic Organizations
- Historic Hudson Valley. Historic Preservation in the Hudson Valley.http://www.hudsonvalley.org. Operates a number
of historic properties including Washington Irving's Sunnyside.
- Historic River Towns of Westchester
County. Tourism and business site.http://www.hudsonriver.com/rivertowns. Lots of nice
links to images and tourism information. Gives a special meaning to "going up
the river!" See their special section on Ossining http://www.hudsonriver.com/rivertowns/ossining.htm
- Hudson River Museum. The Hudson
River Museum, in Yonkers.http://www.hrm.org. Includes area art, history and
science. Its active borrowing and exhibitions program expands exhibitions
beyond the Museum's own holdings.
Some Other Interesting or Neat Links
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