Around Crawford (Images of America) by Fritz G. Meier

By Fritz G. Meier

the city of Crawford was once first and foremost settled via German, Dutch, Irish, and Scottish households who outfitted turbines alongside the Hudson River tributaries. via the early 1800s, the world used to be often called "the Butter Capital of the World." Nestled alongside the bottom of the Shawangunk Mountains, town of Crawford has transitioned from a rural farming group to a residential oasis. alongside the way in which, farmlands became housing advancements, neighborhood has given approach to chain shops, and grime roads became paved highways. a set of pictures from as early because the 1860s depicts the transformation of the groups of Searsville, Bullville, Thompson Ridge, and Pine Bush. even though the environment have replaced, the hearts of region citizens have remained unswerving to the small-town beliefs that outline town of Crawford.

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