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History of Ossining, New York, USA

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Ossining, New York, USA

The name Ossining was derived from the Native American name sint sinkt, meaning stony place or stone upon stone.

Ossining is the oldest incorporated village in Westchester County.

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  • Ossining, New York, USA
    The history of the First Baptist Church can be traced back to April 1786 when a small congregation began meeting at the home of Revolutionary war Captain Elijah Hunter. The congregation was incorporated as a New York State American Baptist Church in ... Read MORE...

    www.historicfirstbaptist.org
  • Ossining, New York, USA
    Village of Sing-Sing
    American Scenery,
    by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
    Artwork
  • Ossining separated from Mount Pleasant in 1845.

    http://www.hudsonriver.com/mount-pleasant

  • 1854 - Ossining
    Ossining, a township of Westchester co., New York, on the Hudson river, 32 miles N. from New York. It contains the village of Sing Sing. Population, 4...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Sing Sing
    Sing Sing, a post-village of Westchester co., N.Y., in Ossining township, on the E. bank of the Hudson River, and on the Hudson River Railroad, 32 mil...Read MORE...


  • News 1899 - March 20 – At Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, Martha M. Place becomes the first woman executed in an electric chair.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 20, 1899

  • News March 3, 1903: Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, began taking prisoners' fingerprints

    The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
    March 3, 1903

  • 1906
    Ossining, until recently called Sing Sing, a village of Westchester co., N.Y., in Ossining township (town), situated on the E. bank of the Hudson Rive...Read MORE...


  • Ossining, New York, USA
    Bank for Savings
    Postcard
  • Ossining, New York, USA
    Shattemuc Yacht Club
    Postcard
  • Ossining, New York, USA
    Public Library
    Postcard
  • News 1928 - SYRACUSE WOMAN, BRISTOL MAN IDENTIFIED AS FIRE VICTIMS IN OSSINING HOTEL. HUSBAND CONVINCED WIFE HE THOUGHT WAS VISITING IN NEW YORK WAS BURNED TO DEATH IN HOTEL CONFLAGRATION.
    Two of the victims who perished when fire destroyed the Weskora Hotel in Ossining yesterday, were positively identified today as MRS. ELLA FOX, of 624...Read MORE...




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The history of the First Baptist Church can be traced back to April 1786 when a small congregation began meeting at the home of Revolutionary war Captain Elijah Hunter. The congregation was incorporated as a New York State American Baptist Church in ... Read MORE...

www.historicfirstbaptist.org

Ossining, New York, USA
Pinterest
Village of Sing-Sing
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Artwork

Ossining, New York, USA
Pinterest
Bank for Savings
Postcard



Ossining, New York, USA
Pinterest
Shattemuc Yacht Club
Postcard

Ossining, New York, USA
Pinterest
Public Library
Postcard
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  • Ossining separated from Mount Pleasant in 1845.

    http://www.hudsonriver.com/mount-pleasant
  • 1854 - Ossining
    Ossining, a township of Westchester co., New York, on the Hudson river, 32 miles N. from New York. It contains the village of Sing Sing. Population,... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Sing Sing
    Sing Sing, a post-village of Westchester co., N.Y., in Ossining township, on the E. bank of the Hudson River, and on the Hudson River Railroad, 32... Read MORE...

  • News  1899 - March 20 – At Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, Martha M. Place becomes the first woman executed in an electric chair.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 20, 1899
  • News  March 3, 1903: Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, began taking prisoners' fingerprints

    The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
    March 3, 1903
  • 1906
    Ossining, until recently called Sing Sing, a village of Westchester co., N.Y., in Ossining township (town), situated on the E. bank of the Hudson... Read MORE...

  • News  1928 - SYRACUSE WOMAN, BRISTOL MAN IDENTIFIED AS FIRE VICTIMS IN OSSINING HOTEL. HUSBAND CONVINCED WIFE HE THOUGHT WAS VISITING IN NEW YORK WAS BURNED TO DEATH IN HOTEL CONFLAGRATION.
    Two of the victims who perished when fire destroyed the Weskora Hotel in Ossining yesterday, were positively identified today as MRS. ELLA FOX, of... Read MORE...

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