Home Front Cafe

Home Front Cafe (HM2F7V)

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N 42° 42.072', W 74° 1.995'

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Altamont, New York

—The Museum in the Streets —

ON 2 APRIL 1864, DAVID BECKERpurchased an acre of land from Conrad Crounse for $400, along the newly laid railroad tracks. On
this land, Silas Hilton and Benjamin Crounse built a dry goods store, with rooms to let upstairs. The store was operated by Mr. Becker and Angelica Hilton, Silas Hilton's wife. The oldest continuously occupied commercial building in Altamont, the building has housed many businesses during the last 150 years, including
the post office, a barber shop, a tavern, a general store, a wine and spirits shop, a newspaper, a hotel, a bowling alley, an ice cream parlor, and several restaurants. The Home Front Café, with its WW II canteen theme, is the current occupant, continuing to serve the residents of Altamont and the travelers to the Village.
EL 2 DE ABRIL DE 1864,DAVID BECKER compró un acre de terreno de Conrad Crounser $400, por la nueva vía férrea. En este terreno, Silas Hilton y Benjamin Crounse construyeron una tienda de ropa y artículos varios que
fue operada por el Sr. Becker y la mujer de Silas Hilton, Angélica, con habitaciones para alquilar arriba. Es, el edificio más antiguo en funcionamiento continuo en Altamont, y ha sido ocupa do por varios negocios durante los últimos 150 años, entre ellos el correo, una barbería, una taberna, una tienda tradicional, una de vinos y

un periódico, un hotel, una bolera, una heladería, y varios restaurantes. El Café Home Front, con su carácter de cantina de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, es el actual inquilino que sigue sirviendo a los lugareños y viajeros al pueblo.
HM NumberHM2F7V
Placed ByHudson River Valley Greenway
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Date Added Friday, March 29th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 579179 N 4728087
Decimal Degrees42.70120000, -74.03325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.072', W 74° 1.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 4.3200000000002" N, 74° 1' 59.7" W
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