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Hudson River Boat Ramps Fishermen Fish Boats Boating | Westchester Boat Launch Site at Georges Island Park

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  Call for location of boat launch ramp, fees, and more information about the Georges Island Park Launch Ramp in Montrose, NY. Boat Launch Site at Georges Island Park | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Boat Launch Boat Launch | Montrose Boat Launch | Westchester Boat Launch | Hudson Valley
Fishing Fishing | Montrose Fishing | Westchester Fishing | Hudson Valley

10548, Park, waterfront park, views, Hudson River, tidal wetlands, fresh water pond, nature study, picnicking, Things to Do, Boat Launch, Fishing, Hiking Trails, Nature Study, Picnicking, Playground, Playing Fields | Westchester George's Island Park - Hudson River Boating

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  George’s Island Park, a 208-acre waterfront park, is located on Dutch Street, Montrose NY 10548, Westchester County in the Hudson River. George's Island offers magnificent views of the historic Hudson River. It contains tidal wetlands, a fresh water pond and wooded trails, and provides boat access to the Hudson River as well as areas for nature study and picnicking. George's Island Park - Hudson River Boating | Westchester  more . . .


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Boat Launch Boat Launch | Montrose Boat Launch | Westchester Boat Launch | Hudson Valley
Boating | Canoeing | Kayaking Kayaking | Montrose Kayaking | Westchester Boating | Hudson Valley
Fishing Fishing | Montrose Fishing | Westchester Fishing | Hudson Valley
Hiking Trails | Places To Hike Hiking Trails | Montrose Places To Hike | Westchester Hiking Trails | Hudson Valley
Parks | Local and State Parks | Montrose Local and State | Westchester Parks | Hudson Valley
Picnicking | Picnic Picnicking | Montrose Picnic | Westchester Picnicking | Hudson Valley
Playgrounds Playgrounds | Montrose Playgrounds | Westchester Playgrounds | Hudson Valley
Playing Fields Playing Fields | Montrose Playing Fields | Westchester Playing Fields | Hudson Valley

10548, Free Library, Montrose, computing, Community Room, art exhibits, Adult Activities and Attractions, Parents and Kids, Children's Things to Do, Storytime, Winter Tales, Puppet Plays, attractions for kids | Westchester Hendrick Hudson Free Library - Montrose

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  The Hendrick Hudson Free Library is located at 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY 10548 in northern Westchester County. The library covers the towns of Buchanan, Verplanck, Crugers, Montrose, and parts of Cortlandt Manor, Croton, and the City of Peekskill. Hendrick Hudson Free Library - Montrose | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Educational Programs for Kids Educational Programs for Kids | Montrose Educational Programs for Kids | Westchester Educational Programs for Kids | Hudson Valley
Library | NYS Library Library | Montrose NYS Library | Westchester Library | Hudson Valley

10548, School District, Town of Cortlandt, Buchanan, Crugers, Montrose, Verplanck, Cortlandt Manor, Croton, Peekskill, Buchanan-Verplanck Elementary, Lindsey Elementary, Furnace Woods Elementary, Blue Mountain Middle School, High School, special education | Westchester Hendrick Hudson School District - Montrose

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  The Hendrick Hudson School District is located at 61 Trolley Road, Montrose, NY 10548 in the Town of Cortlandt. The Hendrick Hudson School District is located in a scenic area along the Hudson River about 45 miles north of Manhattan. The District includes Buchanan, Crugers, Montrose, Verplanck, and parts of Cortlandt Manor, Croton, and the City of Peekskill . The Hendrick Hudson School District is comprised of the following schools: Hendrick Hudson School District - Montrose | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Croton-on-Hudson Buchanan Philip Van Cortlandt Manor Crompond Crugers Montrose Verplanck Lake Peekskill Mohegan Lake Verplanck’s Verplancks Point of Interest Revolutionary War Watch Hill Furnace Dock Road Township Act  Federal housing programs | Westchester Montrose History (Cortlandt)

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  The Town of Cortlandt is located in the northwestern corner of Westchester County, NY. It includes two incorporated villages, Croton-on-Hudson and Buchanan. Cortlandt also includes several hamlets: Cortlandt Manor, Crompond, Crugers, Montrose and Verplanck, Lake Peekskill and a section of Mohegan Lake. The rural character of the town is defined by the Hudson River, New York City Watershed Lands, numerous wooded hills and steep slopes, wetland areas and beautiful streams. Montrose History  (Cortlandt) | Westchester  website and more . . .


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public sportsman's recreation facility, Attractions and activities, Things to Do, Multiple-range pistol facility, Large bore high-power rifle range, Small bore rifle range, Archery range, trap and skeet area,  targets, sandbags | Westchester Sportsman Center at Blue Mountain Reservation

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  The Sportsman Center at Blue Mountain Reservation is the only public sportsman's recreation facility in Westchester County offering target areas for: Trap and Skeet, Large and Small Bore Rifle and Pistol Archery. The Center provides a safe and convenient site for practice shooting. Sportsman Center at Blue Mountain Reservation | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Parks | Local and State Parks | Montrose Local and State | Westchester Parks | Hudson Valley
Target Shooting Range Target Shooting Range | Montrose Target Shooting Range | Westchester Target Shooting Range | Hudson Valley



Montrose
Westchester County
Hudson Valley

Montrose is a hamlet in the Town of Cortlandt located in the northwestern corner of Westchester County, New York. The Town of Cortlandt includes the villages of Croton-on-Hudson and Buchanan, the CDPs of Crugers and Verplanck and the hamlets (communities) of Montrose and Cortlandt Manor. It also includes Lake Peekskill and a section of Mohegan Lake. The rural character of the town is defined by the Hudson River, New York City Watershed Lands, numerous wooded hills and steep slopes, wetland areas and beautiful streams.

History of Montrose
Hendrick Hudson discovered the Hudson River in 1609, sailing his ship the Half Moon north anchoring at Verplanck’s Point. Cortlandt derived its name from the Van Cortlandt family who began purchasing land in 1677 from the Croton River north to Anthony’s Nose and east to Connecticut. Cortlandt was the site of many skirmishes during the Revolutionary War. Local Roads, such as Watch Hill and Furnace Dock Road, where the furnaces that made ammunition for the war effort were located, bear names reflecting the Revolutionary time.

In 1788 under the Township Act, Cortlandt became one of 20 townships in Westchester County with Philip Van Cortlandt as the first Supervisor. During the 19th century the railroad was extended to the area and industrialization began to occur with the hamlet of Verplanck becoming an important brick making center. Through­out the late 19th and early 20th centuries the Town of Cortlandt was predominantly a rural, agricultural community with seasonal bungalow colonies serving the residents of New York City. By the 1950's Federal housing programs, combined with improvements to the road network and the railroad, led to the suburbanization of the Town, which was typical throughout New York State.

During the Revolutionary War, Lieutenant Colonel Cortlandt commanded the 2nd New York Regiment in the Continental Army. He was awarded the rank of brigadier general for gallant conduct at the siege of Yorktown under General Lafayette.

He served in both houses of the New York State Legislature and represented New York in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 until 1809. He died November 21, 1831 at Van Cortlandt Manor House in Croton in November of 1831 at the age of eighty-two. Van Cortlandt is buried at th Hillside Cemetery in Cortlandt.

Point of Interest: Philip Van Cortlandt, born August 21, 1749 was a land surveyor, land-owner and politician from Westchester County, New York. He pursued classical studies; attended Coldenham Academy and graduated from King's College (now known as Columbia University) in 1768.

History And Antiquities
The following covers "History and Antiquities", a general collection of interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, and anecdotes about Westchester County and its towns. When reading the following, remember to keep in mind that this information has been written about two hundred years ago. Population statistics and events have not been revised to reflect current events and perspective. We think this adds to the historical flavor and interest of the writings, giving a different perspective on much of this information and written in an "older world" writing style. "Historical Collections of the State of New York" , Published by S. Tuttle, 194 Chatham-Square, 1841

    Cortland - Now known as Cortlandt
    "The surface of this town on the north is covered by the highlands, and has some lofty summits, the principal of which is the Kleberg and Anthony's nose. The town has a considerable portion of arable land. Pop. 5,592. Croton and Cortland town are small post villages."

About Montrose
There are many things to do and places to go in and around Montrose. Find activities, attractions, and things to do in Montrose. Visit local and state parks in Montrose. Play golf at some of the best golf courses in Westchester and the world. Hollow Brook Golf Club is located at 1060 Oregon Road, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567 in the beautiful Hudson River Valley. Designed by Eric Bergstol, Hollow Brook is set on 250 pristine acres in Cortlandt Manor, New York. In the northwest corner of the county, Hollow Brook is part of a still-growing portfolio of Bergstol golf courses in New York and New Jersey. Bergstol has established a national reputation for golf courses that preserve and protect the environment and compliment the natural beauty of the land.

Visit antique shops near Montrose. Find antiques in Buchanan, Croton-on-Hudson, Crompond, Crugers, Montrose, Verplanck, Lake Peekskill, and other villages, hamlets and towns in the northern part of Westchester County. Select from a wide range of outdoor activities in Montrose and Westchester County. Go fishing in Montrose, biking, or take the kids on a picnic in George's Island Park, one of many beautiful parks in the area. Go on a nature walk at Croton Point Park, a 508 acre park situated on a peninsula on the east shore of the Hudson River. This park offers year-round events and activities, including: camping, hiking, and swimming. Also, home of wine cellars, thought to be the oldest in New York State. Or, visit the Sportsman Center in Montrose at Blue Mountain Reservation, the only public sportsman's recreation facility in Westchester County offering target areas for Trap and Skeet, Large and Small Bore Rifle and Pistol Archery. The Center provides a safe and convenient site for practice shooting.

If you live in Manhattan or are planning a visit to New York City, you can easily take a train from Grand Central to Cortlandt. Go to Grand Central Station and take the MTA Metro-North Railroad to the Cortlandt Manor Station located at 2 Memorial Drive Cortlandt Manor, NY, 10566-1244. Cortlandt Manor station is 52.5 miles to Grand Central Terminal.




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