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Vol. 60, No. 1; January – March 2016


Piermont’s Role in World War II
Patti Panayotidis, is a pediatric physical therapist. She has lived in Piermont for ten years and has an avid interest in local history. She is a member of the board of the Piermont Historical Society.

Cholera Comes to Piermont
Michael Nevins, M.D., practiced internal medicine and cardiology in Bergen County for more than four decades until he retired and moved to Piermont four years ago. Information about his ten published books on medical history can be found at

Our New Education Coordinator
Richard Donegan started working for the Historical Society in November 2015.

Historical Marker-Flight 623L
The marker at the remote site of the 1974 crash of a Northwest Orient Airlines Boeing 727 was dedicated on November 7, 2015.

COVER PICTURE. Convoys of trucks on Piermont Pier ready to transport returning troops to Camp Shanks. U.S. Army Signal Corps photograph from Camp Shanks and Shanks Village by Scott E. Webber. Other Signal Corps photographs in this issue also appear in Webber's book, published by the Historical Society of Rockland County.

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SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAINS (ISSN 0489-9563) is published quarterly by:
The Historical Society of Rockland County
20 Zukor Road
New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 634-9629
Fax: (845) 634-8690
Email: [email protected]

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While all efforts are made to ensure accuracy in the articles, the Historical Society assumes no responsibility for opinions and conclusions expressed or implied by contributors

The editors welcome contributions of letters and articles.  Please contact us at the Historical Society.

© 2016 The Historical Society of Rockland County
All rights reserved

Editor: Marjorie H. Johnson
Consulting Editor: Marianne B. Leese

Printing by Harrington Press, Nyack, New York


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