Some of Peekskill’s famous, past and present:
L. Frank Baum, author of the Wizard of Oz books. Attended Peekskill Military Academy for two years.
Tré Johnson, aka Edward Stanton Johnson III, former Washington Redskins offensive lineman. Attended Peekskill High School.
Elton Brand, notable forward in the NBA, attended Peekskill High School.
Christine Lavin, singer-songwriter. Founder of the Four Bitchin’ Babes tour; the Annual Singer-Songwriter Retreat on Martha’s Vineyard; the Stealth Project Tour. Peekskill native.