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Accomplishments to Date
  • Commission fully organized (Bylaws), Executive Director, staff and established serveral working committees.

  • Draft celebration timeline proposed for July-October, 2009.

  • Governor Pataki announced environmental goals for 2009 — a swimmable river and public access for each community along the Hudson River.

  • Joint efforts with Canada discussed at the October 2005 Québec-New York Economic Summit in Albany and collaboration with the Québec 400 began.

  • Partnership established with the Vermont Lake Champlain Quadricentennial Commission (LCQC).

  • Communities like Albany and Newburgh along with museums such as the Metropolitan Museum and NY State Historic Sites such as Clermont have begun planning for the Quadricentennial.

The Brooklyn Bridge and Downtown Manhattan

The Brooklyn Bridge and Downtown Manhattan, publish courtesy of www.pdimages.com/NewYorkpics.htm