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South Gate

A rough outline of the Hampton Farms property in South Gate
South Gate is one of several residential suburbs in the Town of Poughkeepsie. Now almost completely covered by housing developments, the area was once all farmland.
Up until 1941 Jim Warner’s family owned an apple farm called Hampton Farms. He still remembers what the lay […]

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This house, now a law office, was the main farmhouse at Hampton Farms

Jim Warner is 80 years old. He has lived his whole life in Poughkeepsie, so he remembers the transition from agriculture to industry that took place within the Casperkill watershed over the course of the 20th century. Mr. Warner himself was part of […]

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