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Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule

 
 
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Located next to Scarsdale Village Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 White Plains Road, Scarsdale NY 10583, United States of America.
 
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
Plaque on the Vault image. Click for full size.
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
(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.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
3. Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule
Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 10, 2011
4. Scarsdale Bicentennial Time Capsule
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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