late nineteenth and twentieth centuries (Temporal Keyword)

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The Fresh Air Association House of St. John the Divine Historic and Archaeological District (the Fresh Air District), Tomkins Cove, New York (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jenifer C. Elam. RPA.

Tomkins Cove, a scenic, mountain-side community an hour’s drive north of New York City, was the setting of the House of the Good Shepherd orphanage (1865–1893) established and directed by Reverend Ebenezer Gay Jr. under the supervision of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. The orphanage and the later Fresh Air institutions (1894–1973) that occupied the same property on the west bank of the Hudson River relied on small monetary and other donations from the public to carry out their activities....