NY, Ontario, and Western Railway’s Effect On Ellenville

Located in Ulster County of New York State, Ellenville is a quaint village that has a rich history. Situated near Catskill Mountains and the Shawangunk Mountains, Ellenville has always been a popular vacation destination, especially for New York City residents. The arrival of the New York, Ontario and Western Railway company generally had a mixed influenced on the village of Ellenville. In the late 19th century, this railway company forced the closing of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. The canal was the lifeline of Ellenville’s booming manufacturing industry. However, the New York, Ontario, and Western Read the rest of this entry »

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