Views of the Palisades
The Palisades, long admired for their beauty, were threatened by quarrying in the 1ate 1800s. Saving the Palisades was one of the early environmental actions on the Hudson River. These postcard views are from 1905 to 1910, the era the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs were leading the effort to create the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. For more information about how the Palisades were protected see Hudson River Maritime Museum's online exhibit "Rescuing the River."
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