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History of Pine Grove Lakes

This area is dedicated to the history of Pine Grove Lakes, formerly known as Ramapo Heights.  If you have any articles, pictures, historic documents or other information to share about the history of this community, please .  Any documents borrowed for scanning will be promptly returned, and all contributions are appreciated.

Chronological History of PGL's Development

Robert H. Gittins - Founder & Developer

Map of Ramapo Heights Club Circa 1935

Sales at Ramapo Lakes
New York Times Article - December 12, 1937

Groundbreaking Photo - February 23, 1939
Sloatsburg Historical Society

Ramapo Heights - In Lake Country  NEW!
Journal News Article - September 16, 1939

Ramapo Heights Built on Pattern of Old England  NEW!
Journal News Article - September 16, 1939

Halloween "Treasure Hunt" for Homes  NEW!
Journal News Article - November 4, 1939

Historic Land Developed at Ramapo Heights  NEW!
Journal News Article - October 7, 1939

Ramapo Heights Homes - $6,000 and Up
Journal News Article - May 17, 1940

Mirror Lake (Lower Lake) & the Fountains Circa 1940s

Boy Scouts Get Freedom of Ramapo Heights Tract
Journal News Article - July 6, 1940

Ramapo Heights Homes - $6,000 and Up
Journal News Article - May 17, 1940

New Home Acquired at Ramapo Heights  NEW!
Journal News Article - May 3, 1941

Fire at Home Owned by Etta Gittins
Rockland County Leader - December 25, 1941

Family Photos of Ramapo Heights in Early 1940s  NEW!
Courtesy of former resident Barbara Dexter Schwartz

Beautiful Mount Vernon Colonial
for Sale at 7 Allen Place for $11,800
 NEW!
Courtesy of former resident Barbara Dexter Schwartz

Ramapo Heights Plans to Build Bungalows
Rockland County Leader - November 15, 1945

Sloatsburg Community for Sale
Rockland County Leader - September 9, 1948

Ramapo Heights Sells for $60,000
Rockland County Leader - September 23, 1948



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