Camp Shanks, HOW PIERMONT PIER WAS FORMED
In the summer of 1942, Orange- burg farmers, like generations before them, worked the soil
on their gentle rolling hills just west of the Hudson River. The corn, tomato, and cabbage patches continued to provide a way of life for many. However, this bucolic setting would soon come to an abrupt halt. A good portion of Orangeburg would soon go through a series of rapid transformations few could have imagined. The world was at war. MORE….