Lithgow, New York

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Lithgow is a hamlet in Dutchess County, New York. Located 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Amenia, New York on U.S. Route 44, it is approximately 75 miles (121 km) north of New York City.

The hamlet was named for Linlithgow in Scotland.[1]

St. Peter's Episcopal church[edit]

Actresses Rachel Kempson, Lynn Redgrave and Natasha Richardson are interred in Lithgow's St. Peter's Episcopal Cemetery.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vasiliev, Ren (2004). From Abbotts to Zurich: New York State Placenames. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815607984.
  2. ^ [http://www.cbc.ca/arts/film/story/2010/05/08/regrave-lynn-funeral.html "Family, friends say goodbye to Redgrave", CBC News, May 8, 2010.

Coordinates: 41°50′02″N 73°36′47″W / 41.83386°N 73.61309°W / 41.83386; -73.61309