Mabbettsville, New York
|Mabbettsville, New York|
|Named for||James Mabbett|
|Elevation||696 ft (212 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EST (UTC-5)|
The settlement forms one of the most concentrated residential areas of the town, and is the location of Town Park, a baseball field – one of the few recreational areas to the east of Washington. The settlement's main commerce is related to recreation, including dog kennels, antique shops, and a range of home and landscape occupations.
The hamlet was previously named Flikentown after one of the Great Nine Partners. The new name honours James Mabbett, a commission auctioneer who settled in the hamlet early in the 19th century. In 1937 it consisted of a store, a garage, and a few houses.
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- "Town of Washington Cemeteries". Rootsweb. Ancestry.com. 6 February 2001. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- "Distribution of Land Use". Land Use and Land Management. Washington Town Board. 12 June 2009. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- "Town Seeks Concession Stand Vendor". Town of Washington News. Washington Town Board. 5 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010.
- Workers of the Dutchess County Unit, Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration, Dutchess County, American Guide Series, William Penn Association, 1937, Philadelphia per 
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