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Ossining, New York, USA

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Ossining is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. It contains two villages, the Village of Ossining and part of Briarcliff Manor, the rest of which is located in the Town of Mount Pleasant. It is the location of Sing Sing maximum-security prison.Wikipedia

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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 1790.

The present Victorian Stick-Gothic church building was dedicated on June 13, 1874, and was the second building to stand on this site located in the center of the village triangle. The cost was $75.000. The land was given to the congregation by Elijah Hunter, one of the founders of the church and the village of Ossining . The architect was J. Walsh of Brooklyn, NY. and the contactor was John Hoff of Ossining...
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... Read MORE...
Ossining, New York, USA - Village of Sing-Sing
American Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Ossining, New York, USA

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

Bank for Savings
Ossining, New York, USA - Shattemuc Yacht Club
Ossining, New York, USA

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Ossining, New York, USA - Public Library
Ossining, New York, USA

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Ossining separated from Mount Pleasant in 1845.

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

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March 20, 1899
News  March 3, 1903: Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York, began taking prisoners' fingerprints

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March 3, 1903
1906
Ossining, until recently called Sing Sing, a village of Westchester co., N.Y., in Ossining township ...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...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Stanton
flag  Moses Levi STANTON (abt. 1835, Ossining, New York, USA - January 1883, Rochester, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Hunter
American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Elijah HUNTER (4 August 1749, New Castle, New York, USA - 22 December 1815, Ossining, New York, USA) gravestone
 

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