Mamaroneck in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sept. 23, 1661
next to Mamaroneck River,
John Richbell purchased
Mamaroneck from the Siwanoy
Indian Chief Wappaquewam.
Erected by Mamaroneck Historical Society.
Location. 40° 56.923′ N, 73° 43.964′ W. Marker is in Mamaroneck, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of E Boston Post Road (U.S. 1) and Mamaraneck Avenue, on the right when traveling east on E Boston Post Road. Click for map. Marker is located near the entrance to Harbor Island Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mamaroneck NY 10543, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish of Heathcote Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Boston Post Road Historic District (approx. 1.5 miles away); Boston Post Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rye Meeting House (approx. 2.4 miles away); This is one of some 230 markers erected on the Boston Post Road in 1763 (approx. 2.4 miles away but has been reported missing); The Purdy Burying Ground (approx. 2.7 miles away); African Cemetery 1860-1964 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Playland Amusement Park (approx. 3 miles away).
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