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SOTM Contents: Jul-Sep 2020

SOTM 2020 Q3 Cover

Vol. 64, No. 3; July–September 2020


From the Collections
Consulting Editor and Senior Historian Marianne B. Leese spends her Wednesdays at the Historical Society working on the collections. In this article, she describes the exciting donation of some papers of Isaac J. Blauvelt and the decision to find a place for them in the extensive collection of Blauvelt family papers at the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives.

The Nanuet Mall
Your editor remembers the Nanuet Mall.

The American Operatic Company of Stony Point
An article found in the papers of former Senior Historian John Scott.

Book Review
Ladies’ Lib: How Rockland Women Got the Vote by Isabelle Savell

From the Executive Director
Susan Deeks writes about how busy the staff has been behind closed doors during the COVID-19 pandemic and what is being planned for phase 4 of New York State's reopening plan for those who are not ready yet to venture out. She tells us of some treats created on our website,

COVER PICTURE: Will of Isaac J. Blauvelt, dated 1773. Photograph courtesy of the Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives.

SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAINS (ISSN 0489-9563) is published quarterly by

The Historical Society of Rockland County
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New City, NY 10956
Phone: (845) 634-9629
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Single copy price of South of the Mountains is $5, including postage and handling.

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.

© 2020 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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