Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Haverstraw
HAVERSTRAW, formerly Warren, a city in Rockland co., N. Y.; on the Hudson river, and on the West Shore, the New Jersey and New York, and the New York, Ontario and Western railroads; 35 miles N. of New York City. It is the largest brick manufacturing city in the world. Other manufactures are brick-making machinery, dynamite, and baskets. The city has several parks, and points of interest, electric lights and street railways, daily and weekly newspapers. National bank. Pop. (1890) 5,070; (1900) 5,935; (1920) 5,226.