Acknowledgements and Thanks

The Patterson Town Board, for making this project possible
The staff of the Mahopac Library
Dr. Larry Maxwell, Patterson Town Historian
The staff of the Putnam County Historian's Office, especially Carol Bailey, Christina Mucciolo, Sallie Sypher, Catherine A. Wargas, and Reginald White
Marjorie and Paul Auteri
Robert Bell and the Patterson Fire Department
Kevin McConnell
Dr. Samuel B. (Rollo) Ross
Bob Sprague
Ed Scrivani
Others, who wish to remain anonymous