Riding the Hicksville Stage

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Ron Wencer

Over two centuries ago, the murky image you see headed a composite schedule of Long Island stagecoach services. It appears to depict a four-horse stage. With a bit of whimsy, the artist has placed the end of the coachman’s whip perilously close to a man's head on horseback.

Image 02Long Island Star, July 30, 1817

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