Winner of the People’s Choice Award at the 2016 Nyack Film Festival, our documentary explores the role of Piermont during World War II. Nicknamed “Last Stop USA”, the pier was the last place over a million service men and women touched American soil before heading off to war. Narrated by Grammy award winning artist Tom Chapin, we hear from residents about life in Piermont before, during and after the second world war.
Stories from the Factory
Before the condominiums, Piermont’s Pier was home to a Papermill that dominated the village landscape for over eight decades. The factory had a major impact on the village and its residents for generations. Narrated by Grammy award winning Tom Chapin, this documentary features interviews from factory workers, stories from residents who grew up in the shadow of the paper mill and rare photos of the inside of the factory.
Betsy Franco Feeney and Patti Panayotidis, producer and director of "Last Stop USA".
Winner of the People's Choice Award in the Nyack Film Festival 2016. Find out more here.
The Mission of the Piermont Historical Society is to preserve and protect the integrity of Piermont’s architecture, history and cultural heritage, and to celebrate the history of Piermont. The vision of the Society is to make the history of Piermont a common narrative in the village and beyond.
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