Old Pictures of in and around Napanoch
One of my road side billboards I owned, lettered and rented to the Elks Club in 1973 and the Elk clubs building
Building burned down a few years back. Another Napanoch landmark lost.
Herbert Daniel's store on Main Street. Year? Mr. Daniel sold
groceries, meats, fruit,vegetables, feeds, grains, coal, clothes,
shoes and also cut hair at his Barber Shop at left front corner
of building. Mini Mall before it's time.
Main St: Shanley Hotel on the left and The Old Post Office
Building on the Right. 1909 Center: Bellman Building The
Red Brick building on the right was erected in 1876 by
Herman Stevens for his Hardware Store selling Stoves and
Hardware Upstairs was used as a meeting place by the
Baptist for religious services. In 1898 Augustus Whitely
opened a Store in the Old Brick building. Sometime in the
mid 1920s it became Napanoch's Post Office and in 1921
Frank Hurd was appointed the Post Master.
From the Ulster and Sullivan County Farmer's Almanac.
Napanoch Main Street looking North. Left to right: Mac's Mouse,
Herb Daniel's store, West building, Post Office. Bellman Place.
Note Hitching Post on extreme left.
Another view of Main Street. Early 1900s
Old Mine Road[Now Rt. 209]and Napanoch old Steel Bridge over the
Rondout Creek 1909
Colorized view of the Old Napanoch Iron Bridge. Early 1900s
The Old Napanoch Bridge looking from the Irish Cape Road
Old Iron Napanoch Honk Lake Bridge on Route 55. Early 1900s
The Old Napanoch Indian Fort. Year?
The Old Napanoch Fort Painting by William Winters
Another view of the Old Napanoch Indian Fort. 1909
Napanoch Indian Fort with Napanoch Reformatory in the
background. Before the Route 209 bypass was built.
There are no remains of the Fort. Early 1900s
The Old Napanoch Indian Fort. Built 1774
Napanoch Old Fort Post Card. Mailed 1906
Painting by Bill Winters. SOLD
The Old Napanoch Covered Bridge Painting by Bill Winters
The Napanoch Covered Bridge spanned the Rondout Creek. It
was a toll bridge that went to the Napanoch Reformatory. It was
built in 1897. An iron bridge was built and the Covered Bridge
was destroyed in 1932. .
Napanoch Covered Bridge
Painting by Bill Winters
From the collection of Kay Wilhelm
Road washout at the Napanoch Covered Bridge. Early 1900s
The Napanoch, NY Covered Bridge's neighbor was the Old
Wawarsing, NY Covered Bridge. This was the Burr Arch truss
Bridge. The idea behind the Burr Arch truss was that the arch
of the Bridge would hold the weight of the load on the bridge
while the truss kept the bridge rigid. circa?
Main Street. View from old Liberty Hill. Far left: Shanley's
Hotel. Far upper right: Dutch Reformed Church Year?
Napanoch Power House mound of Ice. Year?
Left: Main Street Napanoch, NY. 1958. Painting by William Winters
Middle:1964 Napanoch Union School
Right: Another view of Shanley's Hotel
Another view of the Napanoch School before additions.
Note the X on Mary Holms at left center.
Napanoch Class of 1941
Napanoch School School Class of 1949-50 7th and 8th Grades
Front Row: Left to Right: Bobby Mitchell, Donnie Irwin, Don Avery,
Bill Kogerman, Burt Kanover, Vinnie Gallo, Richard Westcott, Russell
Robbins, Billy Clark, Ernest Baker, Jake Winters.
Back Row: Leona Decker, Fran Gallo, Carolyn Benjamin, Katherine
Sheley, Joan Irwin, Frankie O'Connor, Jean Turner, Tommy Irwin,
Carolyn Cook, Sally Irish, Marlyn Terwilliger, Cherie Christian, Sally
Napanoch Union School 7th and 8th Class of 1951
The old Hoornbeek House.Was located at the corner of
Main Street and Continental Road.