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Millbrook in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Irish and Italian Immigrants / Immigranti Irlandesi ed Italiani

Millbrook, New York


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Irish and Italian Immigrants Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
1. Irish and Italian Immigrants Marker
Irish and Italian Immigrants
Alden Place used to be called "Hogan's Alley" after a news- paper comic strip, begun in 1895, about immigrant children using odd slang. The Irish were the first to settle on Alden Place, having moved to Millbrook to work on the farms and on the railroad. Among them was Mary Hogan, whose house was at the start of "the Alley." By 1925, most of the houses on Alden Place were owned or rented by first-generation Italians, many of whom had immigrated to Millbrook from the region around Fondi, 75 miles southwest of Rome, to work as masons, construction workers, or gardeners on the large estates. Their Italian Naturalization Club, shown in both photos, was down the street. The Italians formed several mutual-aid societies to help one another in their new land.

Immigranti Irlandesi ed Italiani
Alden Place era chiamato "Hogan's Alley," tratto da una striscia comica di giornale iniziata nel 1895, con bambini di im migranti che usavano uno strano dialetto. Gli irlandesi furono i primi ad occupare Alden Place, lavorando nella ferrovia e nelle fattorie. Tra di essi
Irish and Italian Immigrants Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
2. Irish and Italian Immigrants Marker
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c'era Mary Hogan, la cui casa era all'inizio dell' Alley." Dal 1925 molte delle case in Alden Place erano di proprietà o affittate dalla prima generazione d'italiani, molti dei quali erano immigrati a Millbrook da Fondi (e d'intorni), 75 mi glia al sud-ovest di Roma, lavorando come muratori o giardinieri nelle grandi tenute. La loro Italian Naturalization Club, mostrata in entrambe le foto, era alla fine della strada. Gli italiani formarono numerose società di mutuo soccorso per aiutarsi nella loro nuova terra.
Erected 2014 by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Millbrook, New York series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
Location. 41° 46.999′ N, 73° 41.608′ W. Marker is in Millbrook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Alden Place, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millbrook NY 12545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Firehouse / I Vigili del Fuoco (within shouting distance of this marker); From Primary School to Town Hall / Da Scuola Elementare a Municipio (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Rough Stonework a Specialty" / "Construzioni in Pietra una Specialità"
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(about 400 feet away); The Great Fire of 1916 / Il Grande Incendio del 1916 (about 600 feet away); "Up to Date in Every Respect" / "Aggiornata in Ogni Aspetto" (about 700 feet away); All Aboard! / Tutti a Bord! (about 700 feet away); "Downstreet" / Centro Città (about 700 feet away); "Perfect Service and Perfect Food" / "Servizio e Cibo Perfetti" (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
Also see . . .  Village of Milbrook. (Submitted on September 25, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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Sep. 25, 2022