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By Ronnie Clark Coffey

ISBN-10: 0738525413

ISBN-13: 9780738525419

ISBN-10: 1531636284

ISBN-13: 9781531636289

Rugged in attractiveness and wealthy in historical past, structure Island lies at a picturesque bend of the Hudson River, contrary West element and north of latest York urban. because the place of the 1st fortifications outfitted to protect American independence, it used to be the anchor web site of the nice chain, which stretched around the Hudson to bog down British passage. through the nineteenth century, it was once the house of 2 awesome sisters, Susan and Anna Warner. Raised in wealth and luxury, they struggled with their father's bankruptcy throughout the panic of 1837. complete and inventive, they became to writing for a residing. Susan's best-selling novel, The huge, large international, made her a star, whereas her sister Anna's hymn, "Jesus Loves Me," turned recognized world wide. In 1916, a loyal workforce of associates and admirers begun a volunteer association, the structure Island organization, to maintain the house, gardens, and reminiscence of the Warner sisters and their historical island.

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