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


Blauvelt-Norris-Burr-House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Manuel P. Guevara, circa 2012
1. Blauvelt-Norris-Burr-House Marker
Inscription. The main section and south kitchen of this Dutch sandstone homestead were built c. 1790-1800, the north addition c. 1840, on land earlier owned by David Bogert. The first known occupant was Garret I. Blauvelt. In 1853 the farm was acquired by John S. Norris, a prominant architect and constructor of fine buildings. In 1885 it was purchased by the Burr family who owned it more than half a century.
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
Location. 41° 4.539′ N, 73° 57.722′ W. Marker is in Blauvelt, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Western Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 Western Hwy. N, Blauvelt NY 10913, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johannes Isaac Blauvelt House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 914 Sound Recording Studios (approx. one mile away); Van Houten Fields (approx. 1.1 miles away); Jacob J. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Nyack Turnpike (approx. 1.3 miles away); Johannes J. Blauvelt Homestead (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clarksville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clarksville Inn (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blauvelt.
More about this marker. Mr. & Mrs. Garton Del Savio, sponsors
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 35 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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