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Peekskill is a quaint city in Westchester County that's located on the eastern edge of the Hudson River. Near Cortlandt Manor and Mohegan Lake, the city is rife with things to do and see. With a train station offering service to New York City, a local bus system and plentiful access to major highways, it's easy to get around if you decide to indulge in a home for rent. There's even a bridge northwest of the city that gives outdoorsy renters access to Bear Mountain State Park across the Hudson. If you've got children to consider, fear not - the Peekskill City School District is an award-winning organization with a dedication to knowledge.

Historical Facts About Peekskill

  • Around 1640, Jan Peeck, a resident of New Amsterdam, was the first person to make recorded contact with the Native Americans in the area, known then as the "Sachoes."
  • The name of the city evolved from Peeck's Kil. "Kil" is the Dutch word for stream.
  • During the American Revolution, the community was an important manufacturing center because of its various mills. The Continental Army established headquarters in Peekskill in 1776.
  • The village of Peekskill was incorporated within the town of Cortlandt in 1849. It stayed that way until 1940, when it separated itself as a city.

Helpful Resources for New Renters

  • Peekskill has a comprehensive website that's chock-full of information that new residents will find useful. From upcoming events to latest news, calendars, meeting agendas, forms and department information, you'll find everything you need there.
  • The Peekskill City School District's website outlines everything parents and students need to know about education in town. With news, calendars and athletic schedules, you'll have no trouble keeping up with the latest happenings.
  • The Field Library calls itself Peekskill's major information resource. It has more than 80,000 books, 300 different magazine and newspaper titles, and tons of DVDs, videos, audiocassettes and CDs to borrow.

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