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Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule

 
 
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
1. Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker
Inscription.  
Bicentennial Time Capsule
On 7 March, 1788, under enactment of the Senate and Assembly of the State of New York, that portion of the County of Westchester called the Manor of Scarsdale was erected into a town, by the name of Scarsdale.
As part of the Bicentennial celebration marking the creation of the Town of Scarsdale, in October 1988 a Time Capsule containing items representative of the Town of Scarsdale in 1988 was buried beneath this plaque.
The Town Board of Scarsdale requests that the Time Capsule buried hereunder not be exhumed until the year 2088.
 
Erected 1988.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 7, 1788.
 
Location. 40° 59.321′ N, 73° 47.85′ W. Marker is in Scarsdale, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of White Plains Road (New York State Route 22) and Crane Road, on the left when traveling north. Located next to Scarsdale
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Village Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 White Plains Road, Scarsdale NY 10583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayside Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Daniel D. Tompkins Birthplace (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gen. Howe’s Headquarters (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eastchester Memorial Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); White Plains Roll of Honor (approx. 2.6 miles away); Westchester County (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scarsdale.
 
Plaque on the Vault image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
2. Plaque on the Vault
In Memory Of
Seymour J. Wilner, Esq.
and
Our Departed Brothers
Donated by The
Scarsdale Patrolmen's Benevolent Assn.
January 1971
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
3. Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
4. Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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