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Vol. 61, No. 1; January-March 2017


Love Letters of a Country Doctor
Michael Nevins, M.D., practiced internal medicine and cardiology in Bergen County for more than four decades until he retired and moved to Piermont five years ago. His article "Cholera Comes to Piermont" appeared in South of the Mountains, January-March 2016. Information about his published books on medical history can be found at

John Clarence Dingman, M.D.
A sketch of the life of the Spring Valley physician called the unofficial "medical dean of Rockland County."

Robert Carroll, Caretaker of the Historical Society
Your editor interviews a longtime employee on site at the Blauvelt House.

The 2016 Historic Homes & Landmarks Tour
In case you missed it, Executive Director Susan Curry Deeks takes us on the October tour in Haverstraw, celebrating 400 years of the village's history.

The Historical Society and Social Media
Your consulting editor gets our readers up to date on the Historical Society getting up to date.

COVER PICTURE. John Clarence Dingman, M.D., on his horse, Maggie. The photograph was taken in Viola by Fred E. Crum in 1905. From the Collections of 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
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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.

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

Printing by Harrington Press, Nyack, New York


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