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Cruger Island

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Private island on the Hudson includes the remains of many Mayan statues. In 1840, while in Honduras, John Cruger arranged for casts of buildings in a Mayan village to be sent to his island They were assembled in New York, artifacts from Copan, Palenque and Quirigua placed among them, and Cruger would show them off to his guests by taking midnight boat rides, moonlight glancing off the impossible antiquities.

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Cruger Island

Red Hook, NY 12571