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

Shady Side Farm

Shady Side Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Manuel P. Guevara, circa 2012
1. Shady Side Farm Marker
Inscription. In 1826 Gilbert and Phebe Johnson, prominent Ramapo landholders, deeded five acres and a small farmhouse, rear wing of present house, to their son Daniel. He added the two and one-half story east section in 1836. His son, Erastus, completed the house in 1868. Johnsons served in numerous positions in local and State government and continuously occupied the farm until purchased by the Harold T. Sherwood family in 1946.
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
Location. 41° 9.067′ N, 74° 2.919′ W. Marker is in New Hempstead, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on New Hempstead Rd.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 670 New Hempstead Rd., Spring Valley NY 10977, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The English Meeting House (approx. 0.8 miles away); New Hempstead Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Brick Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pig Knoll School (approx. 1.7 miles away); Viola United Methodist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ladentown United Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Martinus Hogenkamp Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Historic Monsey Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away).
More about this marker. Pauline H. Sherwood, sponsor
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 181 times since then and 78 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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