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The old roads of the town, especially the King's Road through Mt. Marion and Katsbaan, pass by many stone houses of the Brinks, Myers, Wynkoops and other families dating back far before the Revolution.
Reminders of the Palatine Germans
who came to West Camp in 1710 and in spite of bitter hardships built for themselves at
once a church and school, are found in the names of a good proportion of the present
Henry Barclay, industrial promoter of what may rightly be called modern Saugerties, passed away almost a century ago, but his spirit still lingers in the several successful business enterprises of this village on the falls of the Esopus.
Saugerties is known as a friendly, neighborly place, which retains the devotion of old residents to an extraordinary degree, but makes new visitors and settlers feel also at home.
An Italian group originating in brickmaking days at Glasco are prominent in modern days in this town.
At Pine Grove above the Woodstock-Saugerties road, the summer music school and camp of Dr. Ernest Williams brings students from all parts of the country.
Cantine Field, given by Martin Cantine to the village, figures in many sporting events.
For more on Henry Barclay and Martin Cantine, see "Paper Manufacturing in Saugerties" here, or to read about Saugerties' 19th century Statesmen: John & Poultney Bigelow, find a link to the Hotlist on the Table of Contents.
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