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Peekskill, New York, USA - 1906
Peekskill, a post-village of Westchester co., N.Y., on the E. bank of the Hudson River, 17 miles below Newburgh and 42 miles N. of New York, on the New York Central and Hudson River R. It is near the place where the river emerges from the picturesque Highlands, S. of Anthony's Nose. It contains the Peekskill Academy and other academic institutions, iron-foundries and machine-shops, and has manufactures of boilers, stoves, hollow-ware, bricks, hats, underwear, distilled liquors, etc. Pop. in 1900, 10,358.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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