A Notable Industrial and Civic CenterAs "Queen City of the Hudson River Valley," Poughkeepsie has been a beehive of activity since settlers first established riverfront industries here in the early 1700s. Geography helped fuel the transformation from town to city. The Fall Kill Creek provided power for early grain, wool, lumber and plaster mills. By the mid 19th century, Poughkeepsie had become an industrial powerhouse. A shoe factory, iron foundry, and glass works, among others, not only supplied the growing residents, but an expanding country. Matthew Vassar's brewery became the first to achieve nationwide beer distribution.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 589226 N 4617788|
|Decimal Degrees||41.70688333, -73.92753333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 42.413', W 73° 55.652'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 42' 24.78" N, 73° 55' 39.12" W|
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