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SOTM Contents: Jan-Mar 2021

2021 Q1 SOTM Cover

Vol. 65, No. 1 January – March 2021


The True Story of Major André’s Toe Bone
The author, Alice Gerard, is the historian of Palisades. She has written many books as well as many articles for South of the Mountains.

Major André’s Gravesites
Your editor follows Major André’s bones from a lonely gravesite in Tappan to the splendor of Westminster Abbey.

Revolutionary Records Project: Forfeited Lands Revolutionary War Ledger, May 25, 1788
A description of an important research project in the digital collections of the Albert Wisner Public Library in Warwick.

Queries for Our Readers
Your editors ask for your help.

St. Nicholas Day, 2020
Executive Director Susan Deeks writes about how the Historical Society maintained its traditional St. Nicholas Day during the pandemic.

Remembering Caroline Tapley
A dedicated member of the Historical Society, whose contributions were legion, is remembered by Marianne B. Leese.

COVER PICTURE. Major John André’s execution site and first gravesite on André Hill in Tappan. Photographed by Marjorie H. Johnson, 2020.

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
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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.

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

Printing by Harrington Press, Nyack, New York

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