Putnam County (Images of America) by Guy Cheli

By Guy Cheli

Putnam County, positioned fifty miles north of recent York urban and 100 miles south of Albany, used to be a big web site through the American Revolution and the Civil warfare. With the appearance of the railroad, the county grew to become a tremendous hub for tourists heading to Boston and issues north. by means of the mid-1800s, millions of employees immigrated the following to adopt the big activity of establishing dams and reservoirs for brand new York City�s ingesting water. a well-liked holiday vacation spot of prior many years, Putnam County at the present time keeps a lot of its unique allure and rural flavor.

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