Pelham in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel Philip Pell
1753 - 1811
Pelham Memorial High School
were part of the farm belonging to
Colonel Philip Pell
1753 – 1811
Judge Advocate Continental Army
Member of the New York State Assembly
Regent of the University of the State of New York
Surrogate of Westchester County, N.Y.
Delegate to the Continental Congress.
The date stone 1750 was taken from his homestead.
This tablet is presented to the town of Pelham
in memory of Mary Sargent Gause
October 15, 1938
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1776.
Location. 40° 54.167′ N, 73° 48.696′ W. Marker is in Pelham, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Corlies Avenue, 0.1 miles north of Colonial Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is near the main entrance of the Pelham Memorial High School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pelham NY 10803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance The Old Boston Road (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Pelham Dale” (approx. ¼ mile away); Glover’s Brigade Encampment (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Mile Stone (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Pelham (approx. 0.9 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution (approx. one mile away); St. Paul’s Church, Eastchester (approx. one mile away); Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Church (approx. one mile away).
Also see . . . What is that Memorial Tablet Next to Pelham Memorial High School and Who Was Col. Philip Pell?. Historic Pelham entry (Submitted on February 25, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.