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Beekman (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. It is called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City. Because a significant majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Beekman town had been occupied by the Wappinger Indians, before the first European settlers arrived around 1710. The Beekman Patent, granted to Col Henry Beekman in 1697, was the second largest land holding in Dutchess County. The town was formed in 1788 during the initial period of establishing towns and counties in the newly independent state of New York, but parts were removed subsequently to form other towns. Beekman is a town in Dutchess County, New York, USA. The population was 11,452 at the 2000 census 14,873. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 78.4 square kilometers.
Beekman is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in New York worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of New York.

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