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Probably the oldest house in this attractive, fruit growing township is that of Jacobus Bruyn, who carved over his front door:
"Time is a devourer of all things.
Virtue is a driver away of all vices."
JACOBUS BRUYN, 1724.
The new scenic highway, the Shawangunk Trail, Route 55, is a great asset to the town.
The deserted Trapps village on the mountain is a relic of days when making barrel hoops and picking huckleberries supported mountain families.
Gardiner is now a prosperous and attractive dairy and fruit farming town, with modern and progressive residents.
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