Archive for Category: History

Camp Shanks

By Jamila Brathwaite During World War II, Rockland County became home to the largest U.S. Army embarkation camp in the United States. Camp Shanks was located “in and around Orangeburg

A Mighty River, 2/5/09

A Mighty River: Celebrating the Contributions of the Peoples of the African Diaspora to the Economic Development along the Lower Hudson River Presented on February 5, 2009, at SUNY Rockland Community College. The