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Tottenville in Prose continued

“Tottenville inProse”  …continued #4
“There are some places I should have mentioned before
They were Hoehns Baking shop and Charley Lehman’s drug store
From Lehman’s drug store it was just a hop
Where the empty lot is now was Sevenhaar’s plumber shop
There is a place which always looks the same
That place was the home of Paul Van Name
Then there was George Sleight and George Cunningham up thestreet
They were two butchers where the people bought their meat
We come to a hardware store owned by Ben Brown
Where the bank stands now the Post office stood
The post master then was Rueben Wood
Across from the post office was a man who dressed swell
He had a fast horse and that was Ben Cotrell.”
Further information:
1926 South Amboy newspaper of Mrs. Hoehn visiting from NY
Lehman’s drug store
Emil Sevenhaar’s plumbing shop
Paul Van Name
George Cunningham
Prominent men of Tottenville

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