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Athletics and Community

The Museum in the Streets

 
 
Athletics and Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
1. Athletics and Community Marker
Inscription.  
Athletics and Community
Built in 1914 as the local YMCA, the building in front of you was dedicated 6 "the physical and moral improvement of the youth of Millbrook." Designed by the noted New York City architect James Ware, the structure housed a gymnasium, bowling alley, meeting rooms, and a large reception area. Hot showers were available to both men and women. A novelty, they were restricted to two a week and averaged 15 a day in 1925. Generations of students have used this building for their gym classes. The popular baseball field behind the building (known as the "Y field") showcased school and community teams such as the Little Rest, a local amateur baseball club. In 1986, the building became the Village Hall, also housing the Town Recreation Department and the Historical Society archives.

Sport e Comunità
Costruito nel 1914 come sede del YMCA (associazione giovani cristiani), questo edificio di fronte a voi fu dedicato al "miglioramento fisico e mentale dei giovani di Millbrook." Disegnato dall' architetto James Ware di New York City, la struttura conteneva una palestra, un bowling, sale di riunione, ed una
Athletics and Community Marker in front of the Millbrook Police Station image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 8, 2019
2. Athletics and Community Marker in front of the Millbrook Police Station
grande area di ricevimento. Docce calde erano disponibili per uomini e per donne. Nel 1925 esse erano limitate a due la settimana ed, in media, 15 al giorno. Generazioni di studenti usarono questo edificio per classi di ginnastica. l campo da baseball (conosciuto come campo "Y") ospitava squadre della scuola e della comunità come I Little Rest, un club amatoriale. Nel 1986 la struttura diventò il commune, ospitando il Town Recreation Department e gli Archivi Storici. (Marker Number 22.)
 
Location. 41° 47.189′ N, 73° 41.527′ W. Marker is in Millbrook, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Merrit Avenue and Friendly Lane, on the right when traveling west on Merrit Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Merritt Avenue, 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. Millbrook Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); To Honor All Those Who Served (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A World of Information (about 400 feet away); Strike Up the Band! (about 500 feet away); Blown Away (about 500 feet away); The School That Launched a Village (about 600 feet away); Tents and Togas (about 700 feet away); “Downstreet” (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
 
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 Village of Milbrook. (Submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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