Heroines of the Hudson: The untold story of 19th-century women lighthouse keepers

Saugerties had its own 19th-century heroines: Kate Crowley and her sister, Ellen.“Those gals are bricks,” said a river pilot who saw them rescue a pair of sailors from a sloop capsized in a sudden squall. “And make no mistake. You couldn’t have got any river boatmen to do what those girls did . . .

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