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Red Hook Town

Red Hook Town Hall is located at 7340 South Broadway, Red Hook NY 12571; phone: 845‑758‑4612.

The first settlers in this region were Dutch who came to the area about 3 miles north of what became Red Hook Village, between 1713 and 1727. The name is said to have been given the region by early Dutch navigators, who saw a hillside covered with red berries near Tivoli, and called the place Roode Hoeck.

  1. Workers of the Dutchess County Unit, Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration, Dutchess County, American Guide Series, William Penn Association, Philadelphia, 1937.
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