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Woodstock (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. 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.
The town of Woodstock was established in 1787. Woodstock is a town in Ulster County, New York, United States. The population was 6,241 at the 2000 census. The town of Woodstock is in the northern part of the county. Woodstock is northwest of Kingston, New York. The town is inside the Catskill State Park.
The arts and crafts movement came to Woodstock around 1902, and, afterwards, Woodstock was always considered an active artist colony in the 19th and early 20th century, including playing host to numerous Hudson River School painters. Its reputation as an arts center contributed to the original Woodstock Festival's organizers planning their concert around the town. Such American painters as E. Charlton Fortune and Spencer Trask were known to use the Woodstock venue. The north town line is the border of Greene County.
In the town the population was spread out with 18.0 percent under the age of 18, 3.7 percent from 18 to 24, 23.0 percent from 25 to 44, 38.0 percent from 45 to 64, and 17.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males. The town is famous for lending its name to the Woodstock Festival, actually held many miles away in Bethel, New York in Sullivan County. The Art Students league of New York's summer school was in Woodstock for more then thirty years from 1947 until 1979. The Woodstock School of Art has been operating since 1980.
The town has long been a mecca for artists, musicians, and writers, even before the music festival made the name Woodstock famous. The Communities and locations in Woodstock, New York are Bearsville, Lake Hill, Lake Hill, Overlook Mountain, Meads, and Cooper Lake etc. The hamlet of Woodstock and the principal center of local service for the town. The Woodstock Elgin Creamery was established in 1898 at a site now located on the corner of Maple Lane and Deanies Alley.

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