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1. Inspiration for Nyack native Edward Hopper's 1925 painting <a href="House by the Railroad."">
1. Inspiration for Nyack native Edward Hopper's 1925 painting "House by the Railroad."



2. Empty storefront in Upper Nyack that inspired Hopper's <a href="Seven A.M." (1948). ">
2. Empty storefront in Upper Nyack that inspired Hopper's "Seven A.M." (1948).



3. St. Philip's <a href=A.M.E. Zion Church, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Nyack. ">
3. St. Philip's A.M.E. Zion Church, a stop on the Underground Railroad in Nyack.

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Bill Batson

BILL BATSON illustrates and writes a weekly column on NyackNewsAndViews.com called “Nyack Sketch Log.” His stories about the sketches can be found on that log. Last June, Batson produced the world’s first “Flash Sketch Mob” in Nyack. His work can be seen at www.billbatsonarts.com.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2013

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