The chronology below is from a pamphlet to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First National Bank of Fishkill Landing in 1963 and was graciously shared to me by Royal "Dewey" Bogardus.
1682 - First white settlers came to
1683 - Tract of land east
of Hudson River purchased from the
Indians. Later confirmed by English
Crown and known as Rombout Patent.
(Original Town of Fishkill)
The first mill in the area was built
on the Fishkill Creek, near the
Hudson River. The site now occupied
by Atlas Fibers Company. Power was
supplied by the natural water falls.
1709 - Teller Homestead on Van Nydeck
Avenue was built.
1743 - Ferry was installed. Sail and rowboats were
used until 1816 when a houseboat was
built. Steamboats were used beginning 1828. Ferry discontinued in November 1963, upon completion of the