Rockland Road Bridge Historic District, “The Birthplace of Piermont” is the oldest and most historic district of the village. This is where Piermont, as a commercial entity, took root. Many of the surrounding buildings have maintained their 19th-century character. In 2012 this district was listed on The National Register of Historic Places. The Rockland Road Bridge, Haddock's Hall and Ferdon Hall are listed individually. Does your home qualify as an Historic Place? Find out here.
Going through the Slote was the most efficient way that goods, material and people could travel between New York City and the interior of the nation. The word "Slote" means trench, or ditch in Dutch.
In the 1700's when Major Peter Taulman opened his general store, the area was known as Taulman's Landing.