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Local History Resources at the Pearl River Public Library: Pearl River and Orangetown Local History Resources

Lists of reference and circulating materials in the PRPL collection relating to Rockland County, Orangetown and Pearl River history as well as other RC locations. Links to other resources in other libraries and on the Internet.

Materials to Check Out or ILL

Title:  A brief history of the Hook and Ladder and Excelsior Fire companies of Pearl River, New York : 1903-1944
Author:  Cassetta, James Vincent, author. 
974.74728 CAS


References Books to use in the library

Some of these titles may also have circulating copies to checkout or be available through ILL from other libraries.

Local Historical Newspapers from HRVH

HRVH includes:
Journal News (1 August 1932 - 14 July 1945)
Orangetown Telegram and The Pearl River Searchlight (5 January 1940 - 27 June 1963)
OurTown   (31 October 1973 - 22 December 1982)
Pearl River News  (15 January 1923 - 25 December 1936)

Internet Resources

Pearl River map 1924

This is a panoramic map drawn by Rene Cinquin from an aerial photo of Pearl River, N.Y.

Other RCLS Titles

You may request these additional titles through inter-library loan.