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Sloatsburg in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Torne Brook Farm

 
 
Torne Brook Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
The Historical Society of Rockland County, circa 2010
1. Torne Brook Farm Marker
Inscription. This elegant mansion of eclectic styles was built in the early 1870's by Charles T. Pierson. His grandfather, Jeremiah H. Pierson, founded the Ramapo Iron Works which operated nearby from 1795 to 1851. Charles T. Person opened the Ramapo (railroad) Car Works in 1864, reviving local industry. The farm, at the confluence of Torne Brook and the Ramapo River, included stables, carriage house, horsetrack, tennis court, gardens and swimming ponds.
 
Erected by The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Location. 41° 8.459′ N, 74° 9.915′ W. Marker is in Sloatsburg, New York, in Rockland County. Marker is on Torne Brook Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sloatsburg NY 10974, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ramapo Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sloat House & Inn (approx. 1.7 miles away); Suffern's Depot, 1841-1941 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Suffern Grammar School (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Glenwood Hotel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Suffern’s Tavern (approx. 2 miles away); Horse Watering Trough (approx. 2 miles away); Soldier’s Monument (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sloatsburg.
 
More about this marker. George Demas, sponsor
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 5, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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