“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
West Nyack in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Pye's Corner

Pye's Corner Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mark Kalan, December 14, 2009
1. Pye's Corner Marker
Inscription. In 1798 Hendrick Van Orden, owner of a sandstone house on this site, sold the house and surrounding farm to Dr. Abraham Cornelison, who lived here 51 years. He became the first president of the Rockland County Medical Society in 1829. Isaac Pye purchased the premises in 1858 and may have built the present home. In 1894 Julius and Herman G. Kretschmar established a floriculturist business here, continued by the family until 1979
Erected by Historical Society of Rockland County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the New York, Historical Society of Rockland County marker series.
Location. 41° 6.233′ N, 73° 58.348′ W. Marker is in West Nyack, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is at the intersection of Strawtown Road and Germonds Road, on the left when traveling north on Strawtown Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Nyack NY 10994, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Clarkstown (here, next to this marker); Washington’s Encampment (a few steps from this marker); Clarkstown Reformed Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); West Nyack World War I Memorial
Pye's Corner Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
2. Pye's Corner Marker
(about 700 feet away); The Old Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Nyack's Last Horse Trough (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of New Hempstead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Clarkstown Reformed Church Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Nyack.
Categories. Notable BuildingsScience & Medicine
Pye's Corner Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2011
3. Pye's Corner Marker
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Kalan of Valley Cottage, New York. This page has been viewed 2,215 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mark Kalan of Valley Cottage, New York.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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