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    Valentine Homestead Historical Markers

    Valentine Homestead Historical Marker , NYS Dept of Education 1936 and Stone Tablet/Memorial erected by The Keskeskick Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and Yonkers Branch of The Westchester Historical Society 1930.   “Gen. George Washington during the American Revolution frequently made his headquarters at the Valentine Homestead which stood One Hundred and Fifty Feet Read more [...]

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    Dobbs Ferry NY Historical Society

    Village of Dobbs Ferry, New York Historical Society  at the Mead House 12 Elm St Dobbs Ferry, NY.   The mission of The Dobbs Ferry Historical Society is to keep account of village history and to make that history live through articles and books that they write, photographs and maps that they preserve and display, Read more [...]

  • The Glebe Historical Marker

    New York State Education Department Historical marker dated 1936. Found on the edge (Saw Mill River Rd Side ) of Oakland Cemetery. Reads: “Site of The Glebe 125 east of this spot stood St. John’s Rectory, 1770 -1845 given by Frederick Philipse 1751. Scene of Skirmishes 1778.” Yonkers, NY – Westchester County

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    Nodine Hill Water Tower Yonkers, NY

    Nodine Hill Water Tower Yonkers, NY The water tower sits at the top of Nodine Hill, the corner of Elm St and Prescott St.  Originally constructed in 1891, it collapsed during a windstorm in 1937 and was rebuilt as shown below in 1939.   Thanks to Rich (member of SoyoSunset)  for 1939 image. 1936 image Read more [...]