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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Westchester County, New York

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1New York (Westchester County), Ardsley — Ardsley World War I Honor Roll
1914   1918 The Great World War Honor Roll Ardsley N.Y. Unveiled April 5th 1919 H.L. McCartney • A. McCartney • Ronald Campbell • Wm. A.C. Creve • F.H. Addyman • Edward J. Mussa • Edwain E. White • Michael Wilmoth • Adolph Knappe • Raffaelo . . . Map (db m42441) HM
2New York (Westchester County), Armonk — Smith’s Tavern
Revolutionary War militia headquarters 1779. First town post office and North Castle town meeting place, 1798 – 1850.Map (db m24582) HM
3New York (Westchester County), Bedford — School House 1829
Public School Until 1912 A Museum of Local History Since 1913Map (db m46879) HM
4New York (Westchester County), Bedford Hills — For God and Country
World War II Emil Bosse • William R. Cameron • Joseph P. Cotton, Jr. • Edward F. Drake • Salvatore Foglia • Abram Garvis • William F. Hull, 2nd • Thomas V. Pickhardt • Everett F. Rogers • Donald E. Smith • Frank P. Orso [Small . . . Map (db m24566) HM
5New York (Westchester County), Briarcliff Manor — Birthplace of John L. Worden 1818-1897
Rear Admiral U.S. Navy Commanded “Monitor” against “Merrimac” Hampton Roads, Virginia, March 9, 1862Map (db m47278) HM
6New York (Westchester County), Briarcliff Manor — Sparta Cemetery
Set apart by Col. Philipse. Graves of Rev. soldiers. Cannon fire hit tombstone. First site of pres. church moved to Sing Sing 1800Map (db m47280) HM
7New York (Westchester County), Cortland — 1777 Skirmish
In this area, on March 24, 1777, American troops under Lt. Col. Marinus Willett turned back 200 British invaders.Map (db m54297) HM
8New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt — House of Pierre Van Cortlandt
General George Washington with his aides slept in this house many nights while making Peekskill their headquarters in 1776, 1777 & 1778. --------------- It was the house of Pierre Van Cortlandt, member of Colonial Assembly, member of the 2nd., 3rd., . . . Map (db m54295) HM
9New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt — Upper Manor
Built in 1756 by Gertrude Beekman, daughter of Stephanus Van Cortlandt. Family hosted Washington on his visits to this area.Map (db m54293) HM
10New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — 160th Anniversary of St. Peter’s
This tablet is placed by Pierre VanCortlandt Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, on the 160th Anniversary of the erection of this church to commemorate the fact that George Washington worshipped in this building and as a tribute to . . . Map (db m55326) HM
11New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Bear Mountain Bridge Toll House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of the Interior Dedicated on September 22, 2002 New York State and Town of CortlandtMap (db m37362) HM
12New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Chaining the Hudson
Chaining the Hudson Early in the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress realized that if the British controlled the Hudson River, they could divide the rebellious colonies. To prevent this, in march 1776, the Americans began construction of . . . Map (db m37381) HM
13New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Countess Lucille VI
Countess Lucille VI This M-48 tank was erected by Camp Smith in honor of Chief Warrant Officer Frank J. Costanza, New York Army National Guard. Warrior and citizen soldier, he served as Post Maintenance Supervisor from 1980 to 1991. A veteran of . . . Map (db m37361) HM
14New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — French Soldiers of the Revolutionary War
We remember these French Soldiers who gave their lives for our independence in our old St. Peter’s building years 1781 – 1782 Lieutenant de Mauvis • Jean Bonnair • Jean Joseph Paquay • Alexis Labrue • Joseph Duguin • Georges Mochl • . . . Map (db m55327) HM
15New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Heroes of the American Revolution
To the memory of the Heroes of the American Revolution 1771 – 1783 buried in this churchyard Maj. Gen. Seth Pomeroy • Col. James Thompson • Col. Samuel Drake • Lieut. Col. Gilbert Drake • Capt. Jasper Drake • Capt. Joshua Drake • Capt. Samuel . . . Map (db m55328) HM
16New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old Cemetery
Dates to 1752. Many Revolutionary War patriots here include 7 French soldiers and John Paulding, a captor of Major Andre.Map (db m55332) HM
17New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old Saint Peter’s Episcopal ChurchDedicated Year 1767
Services in this building were attended by General George Washington at times when he stayed nearby. This building was also used as an Army Hospital by French General Rochambeau before and after The Battle of Yorktown Virginia 1781-2. This site is . . . Map (db m55329) HM
18New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Old St. Peters
Services began in 1767. Gen. Washington reportedly read morning prayer here. Was used as a hospital for French troops, 1781-82.Map (db m55325) HM
19New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — 6 — Pomeroy
In 1660 Medad Pomeroy accepted an offer of tools, an anvil shaped like this replica and land in exchange for opening a blacksmith shop in Northampton, MA. That anvil was passed through many generations of Pomeroy blacksmiths and gunsmiths, becoming . . . Map (db m62005) HM
20New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Red Schoolhouse
Erected in 1772 as a Baptist Church. Became one- room school in 1814. In continuous use until 1935, and from 1952 to 1972.Map (db m55314) HM
21New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Saint Peter’s Churchyard & Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery
Saint Peter’s Churchyard Church built in 1767 and Old Van Cortlandtville Cemetery adjoining on the southeast In this burying-ground are interred Forty Four known soldiers in the war of the American Revolution. There is a monument to John Paulding . . . Map (db m55331) HM
22New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Seth Pomeroy & Jeremiah Drake
In this churchyard or the adjoining old cemetery is buried in an unknown grave Seth Pomeroy the first Commander of the American Army As senior Brigadier General in February 1775 the churchyard and primarily the plot of Jeremiah Drake a . . . Map (db m55330) HM
23New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Site of St. Peter’s Church
This stone and tablet has been erected by the Cornelia Beekman Chapter Jr. Sons and Daughters of the Revolution November 28, 1914, with the consent of the rector, wardens and the vestrymen of St. Peter’s Church, to mark the place where this . . . Map (db m55333) HM
24New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Taylor Tavern
Site. Built in 1750. New York – Albany Stagecoach stop. Major John Andre held here on Sept. 25, 1780. Later Dusenbury Tavern.Map (db m55334) HM
25New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — The Van Cortlandtville SchoolCirca 1772
was listed on the New York State Register of Historic Places on March 3, 1989 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 7, 1989 Van Cortlandtville Historical Society 2004Map (db m55324) HM
26New York (Westchester County), Cortlandt Manor — Van Cortlandtville World War Memorial
Erected in honor of the men Van Cortlandtville who served in the World War 1917 – 1919 Herbert Booth                   U.S.N. Rowland M. Donnelly         U.S.A. Stephen E. Donnelly         U.S.A. George H. Fowler            U.S.A. Reuben J. . . . Map (db m55335) HM
27New York (Westchester County), Croton-on-Hudson — Commemorating the Defense of Teller's Point
Commemorating the defense of Teller's Point by George Sherwood an Jack Peterson who repulsed the landing of British troops from the "Vulture" September 21, 1780, aiding in the capture of Major Andre.Map (db m126260) HM
28New York (Westchester County), Croton-on-Hudson — Treaty Oak Site
At this site stood a magnificent oak tree under which, according to tradition, in A. D. 1645 Aepjen, chief sachem of the Mohegans, signed a treaty of peace with the Dutch in behalf of the KitchiwanghsMap (db m126257) HM
29New York (Westchester County), Dobbs Ferry — Dobbs Ferry Memorial Park
This Park Is Dedicated To The Men And Women Of Dobbs Ferry Who Served Their Country In The Armed Forces In Tmes Of National Emergency Mayor & Trustees   1959Map (db m42446) WM
30New York (Westchester County), Dobbs Ferry — Dobbs Ferry Veterans Memorial
Erected In Memory Of Those Who Died Serving Our Country World War I April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918 Edward J. Condon John C. Eberspacher Emil Lang Paul Schlutow Michael Zanni World War II December 7, 1941 – . . . Map (db m42444) WM
31New York (Westchester County), Dobbs Ferry — Willow Point
Willow Point On this site the ferry service which gives this village its name was begun by the family of John Dobbs, who settled here in 1698. It was operated by his son William, who lived here at Willow Point, and later by his grandson, Abraham, . . . Map (db m42443) HM
32New York (Westchester County), Eastchester — Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial
Eastchester – Tuckahoe – Bronxville Congressional Medal of Honor Memorial This memorial is erected to honor the memory and courage of the soldiers, sailors and airmen of our commumity who valiantly sacrificed their lives for . . . Map (db m42522) HM
33New York (Westchester County), Eastchester — Eastchester Memorial Park
Memorial Park In Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice In The Defense of Our Country The United States of Eastchester America Dedicated October 23, 1972 [ small plaque ] Presented To The People of Eastchester by . . . Map (db m42507) WM
34New York (Westchester County), Eastchester — Gold Star Mothers Memorial
Gold Star Mothers Memorial This memorial is erected To keep in honored and prayerful memory all Gold Star Mothers whose children served and died in wars for this great nation. Dedicated September 24, 2006 Supervisor Anthony S. Colavita . . . Map (db m42509) HM
35New York (Westchester County), Elmsford — Elmsford Veterans Memorial
They Died That We Might Live They Rest In Honored Glory In Honor Of The Men and Women Of Elmsford Who Served Their Country In World Wars I and II Korean War Vietnam War and War on Terror 1950   Korean War   1953 George Brown 8/18/1950 . . . Map (db m42372) WM
36New York (Westchester County), Elmsford — Isaac Van Wart
Isaac Van Wart One of Major Andre's Captors Sept. 23, 1780 Elder of this Church Elmsford Citizen 1758-1828 Buried HereMap (db m42373) HM
37New York (Westchester County), Elmsford — Isaac Van Wart Memorial
[ north face ] Here Repose the mortal remains of Isaac Van Wart an Elder of the Greenburgh Church who died on the 25th of May 1828 in 69th Year of his Age [ east face ] Vincit Amor Patriage Nearly half a Century . . . Map (db m42375) HM
38New York (Westchester County), Harrison — Merritt HillSpirit of 1776
This historic site is Merritt Hill which marks one of the actions in the battle of White Plains on October 28, 1776. During the attack on Chatterton Hill, the British marched up the road to Connecticut (Lake street) to attack the left flank of . . . Map (db m32027) HM
39New York (Westchester County), Hastings-on-Hudson — Battle of Edgar's Lane
Sept. 30, 1778 Continental Dragoons Under Maj. Henry Lee killed 23 Hessians on a Marauding Expedition. Battle Waged Here to RavineMap (db m39353) HM
40New York (Westchester County), Hastings-on-Hudson — Draper Park
Memorial to Dr. John William Draper, 1811-1882 Chemist, Philosopher, Historian First Photographed the Human Face, 1839Map (db m39351) HM
41New York (Westchester County), Hastings-on-Hudson — 11 — Westchester CountyHistoric New York
The rugged shore of the Hudson River and the rocky hills north of Manhattan did not encourage early settlement. Patents were issued in 1639 to Jonas Bronck (Bronx) and in 1646 to Adriaen Van der Donck (Yonkers). After the overthrow of Dutch rule in . . . Map (db m31283) HM
42New York (Westchester County), Hawthorne — Murray, S/Sgt. Robert CU.S. Army (KIA) Vietnam
S\Sgt. Murray’s squad was searching for an enemy mortar position when a member of his squad tripped a booby trapped grenade. Instantly assessing the danger to his men, Murray without hesitation or regard for his own safety, threw himself on the . . . Map (db m116976) WM
43New York (Westchester County), Hawthorne — O'Neill, Sgt. Richard W.U.S. Army WWI
In advance of an assaulting line, Sgt O’Neill attacked a detachment of about 25 enemy soldiers in the ensuing hand-to-hand encounter. He sustained pistol wounds as the advance continued, he received additional wounds but remained in active command . . . Map (db m116977) WM
44New York (Westchester County), Katonah — Bedford HouseOn Route 22 near Katonah — Historic New York —
John Jay (1745 – 1829), statesman, jurist, first Chief Justice of the United States, and Governor of New York State for six years, built Bedford House in 1800. It remained his home for the last twenty-nine years of his life. Jay represented . . . Map (db m24691) HM
45New York (Westchester County), Katonah — Honor Roll
World War I Candie Angelo M. Jones Frederick B. Kelly James J. Russell J. Stanley World War II Bernardo Pompei M. Booth Jasper W. Buonassissi Michael Diamanti Albert G. Ferguson Charles E. Jr. Fowler Robert L. 3rd Knudsen Ellwood B. Lorzer . . . Map (db m24667) HM
46New York (Westchester County), Katonah — John Jay1745-1829
The first chief justice of the United States and the governor of New York state, inherited this land from his mother, Mary Van Cortlandt Jay. Here in 1800 he built Bedford House, his home for the last years of his life.Map (db m159227) HM
47New York (Westchester County), Katonah — John Jay HomesteadState Historic Site
The United States’ first Chief Justice, Jay, retired here after drafting New York’s first constitution and serving as President of the Continental Congress and Minister to Spain. * Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites The Revolutionary . . . Map (db m24699) HM
48New York (Westchester County), Katonah — Katonah Civil War Memorial
[ East plaque ] In Memoriam Capt. James Mckeel Capt. John W. Sweetman And Members of Co. A 4th N.Y. Vol. Heavy Art’y Who Enlisted From Katonah, NY to Serve During The Civil War of 1861 – 1865 James C. Bogan Franklin Dingee Oscar L. . . . Map (db m24572) HM
49New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 7 — The Barn ComplexJohn Jay Homestead
Barns are essential to a working farm. The main barn dates to the early 19th century. It was originally used for housing livestock, threshing grain, and storing hay. Sheds were added later to both sides of the barn and used to store tools, farm . . . Map (db m24707) HM
50New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 13 — The Beech Allee (Avenue) and Stone FencesJohn Jay Homestead
When Jay assembled his 750 acres by 1800, much of the land had already been cleared indiscriminately by tenant farmers. Stone, however, was abundant and it was put to good use. Jay spent 15 years encircling his property with stone fences and an . . . Map (db m24714) HM
51New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 4 — The Brick LotJohn Jay Homestead
When John Jay began planning his Westchester farm in the 1790s, he was fortunate to find a source of clay on his property which he used to make the brick for constructing a home and various farm buildings. Archeological testing has identified the . . . Map (db m24704) HM
52New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 12 — The Carriage Drive and RoadwaysJohn Jay Homestead
The original carriage drive entered the estate from the Post Road one mile north of the current Homestead driveway. In the mid-19th century, an allee (avenue) of European and copper beech trees was planted along the drive below the house. These . . . Map (db m24713) HM
53New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 5 — The Farm Manager’s CottageJohn Jay Homestead
The brick cottage was built ca. 1800 for Jay’s first farm manager, Major Samuel Lyon. Lyon oversaw such daily activities on the farm as: ditching and draining land; building and maintaining fences; plowing, planting, and harvesting fields; and . . . Map (db m24705) HM
54New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 3 — The Glasshouse Complex and Herb GardenJohn Jay Homestead
The design of the herb garden located here among the ruins of the old glasshouse yard is based on typical 18th- and 19th-century American and English gardens. Please enter and explore. An herb garden brochure is available in a box by the potting . . . Map (db m24702) HM
55New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 2 — The Homestead FarmJohn Jay Homestead
This property has seen many changes. Over 2,200 years ago, Native Americans lived and hunted here. As the family’s tenanted farm in the 1700s, it produced wheat, rye, corn, and other grains. After Jay’s retirement and the development of the farm . . . Map (db m24701) HM
56New York (Westchester County), Katonah — The John Jay Potting ShedsJohn Jay Homestead
After the American Civil War, the nation experienced tremendous economic growth in agriculture and industry. In the 1870s, the refrigerator car was introduced, and farmers expanded their market opportunities. Farming became big business. Between . . . Map (db m24703) HM
57New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 10 — The North LawnJohn Jay Homestead
From the top of this hill, the highest point on the property, much of the original Jay estate could be seen. During the early 1900s, the jays built a grass tennis court here. The court was later used for croquet. Across the fields to the south of . . . Map (db m24710) HM
58New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 6 — The Organization of the FarmJohn Jay Homestead
John Jay began planning his farm soon after he amassed the 750 acres by inheritance and purchase in the 1780s. In 1832, William Jay made several improvements to the Jay farm. He enlarged the cow barn, renovated the main barn, had an old barn . . . Map (db m24706) HM
59New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 9 — The Schoolhouse and Homestead LawnJohn Jay Homestead
From this vantage point, the sloping back lawn of the main house is visible. At the top of the hill and to your left, is a stone schoolhouse built between 1826 and 1828 by John Jay and his son William for William’s young children. In this back . . . Map (db m24709) HM
60New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 8 — The Stable CourtyardJohn Jay Homestead
The coachman’s house on your right and carriage barn on your left were built between 1801 and 1802. gated stone fences connected the two buildings and created a courtyard where the coaches and horses could be cared for and prepared for use. . . . Map (db m24708) HM
61New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 14 — The Sundial and Fountain GardensJohn Jay Homestead
The gardens at the Homestead pay homage to John Jay’s love of nature and to the pleasure that the Jay family found on the grounds surrounding their home. This garden combines designs found in family gardens from the early 19th through the 2oth . . . Map (db m24715) HM
62New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 11 — The Terrace GardenJohn Jay Homestead
In numerous Jay family photographs, the terrace appears as an active lawn and garden area for family gatherings. The terrace garden was designed in 1924 in conjunction with the addition of the west wing of the house. The Rusticus Garden Club . . . Map (db m24711) HM
63New York (Westchester County), Katonah — 1 — Welcome to John Jay HomesteadState Historic Site
In 1801, after a distinguished career in public service, John Jay retired to Bedford where until his death in 1829, he enjoyed spending time with his family and improving his farm. Four succeeding generations of the Jay family resided here until . . . Map (db m24700) HM
64New York (Westchester County), Larchmont — World War I Monument 1917-1919Honor Roll
This tablet is dedicated to the men of the Village of Larchmont who served their country in the World War. CALL, DONALD M (other names are not listed)Map (db m135637) WM
65New York (Westchester County), Mamaroneck — Sept. 23, 1661
Nearby on a large flat rock next to Mamaroneck River, John Richbell purchased Mamaroneck from the Siwanoy Indian Chief Wappaquewam.Map (db m32019) HM
66New York (Westchester County), Mamaroneck — Skirmish of Heathcote Hill
Gen. Washington sent 750 men to attack 400 Queen’s Rangers encamped here in the pre-dawn Oct. 22, 1776Map (db m32017) HM
67New York (Westchester County), Mohegan Lake — Mohegan Lake School World War I Memorial
Erected By the Alumni Of The School to the Memory Of C.F. Chamberlain   '06   Cadet Garnett Noyes   '06   Cadet Percy F. Burrage   '08   Cadet Major Raymond Moore Jr.   '14   Cadet Capt. Harry M. Schaper   '14   Cadet Capt. Perry . . . Map (db m37360) HM
68New York (Westchester County), Montrose — Kennedy House
Stood on this site. In 1777 Alexander Hamilton lay ill here for 2 weeks. The court martial that tried General Lee met here July 15, 1778.Map (db m47277) HM
69New York (Westchester County), Montrose — Kings Ferry
This was the original site of this river crossing used in colonial days. Moved during the Revolution to the area of Fort Lafayette.Map (db m47275) HM
70New York (Westchester County), Montrose — Post Hannock House
Owner operated Kings Ferry 1664, Colonel Livingston’s Headquarters, 1781. Washington presented medals to captors of Major Andre here in 1782.Map (db m47276) HM
71New York (Westchester County), Mount Kisco — Christopher Columbus1492 – 1992
We, the Italian American Club of Northern Westchester, Inc. and contributing organizations, families, and individuals present this monument to the People of Mount Kisco, in observance of the 500th anniversary of Columbus’ discovery of the New World. . . . Map (db m24505) HM
72New York (Westchester County), Mount Kisco — Mount Kisco Veterans Memorial
Korean War Plaque [ far left panel ] 1950 – 1953 The Village of Mount Kisco Honors The Men and Women Of This Community Who Served In The United States Armed Forces During The Korean War World War I Plaque [ left side . . . Map (db m25440) WM
73New York (Westchester County), Mount Kisco — The Old North Castle Church
On this site St. Georges Church (“the Old North Castle Church”) was erected in 1761 by the generosity of St. George Talbot, Esq. of New York City and by the missionary zeal of the Rev. James Wetmore of Grace Church, Rye. Charles . . . Map (db m24471) HM
74New York (Westchester County), Mount Kisco — United Methodist Church of Mount Kisco
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m25616) HM
75New York (Westchester County), Mount Vernon — Glover’s Brigade Encampment
On the adjacent hillside “Glover’s Brigade” of the Continental Army camped October 17, 1776, engaging in the Battle at Pelham Manor the following day.Map (db m32025) HM
76New York (Westchester County), Mount Vernon — In Memory of the Underhills
In memory of the Underhills who lived, worshiped, and died near here. They were the descendants of Nathanial son of Captain John Underhill who arrived at Boston in 1630.Map (db m35852) HM
77New York (Westchester County), Mount Vernon — Patriots of the American Revolution
In memory of the Patriots of the American Revolution who lie buried in this churchyard. Hezekiah Davis • George Hamilton • Captain Gilbert Lyons • Major Samuel Pell • Colonel David I. Pell • Philip Pell • Comfort Sands • Lieutenant Daniel Searing • . . . Map (db m35848) HM
78New York (Westchester County), Mount Vernon — Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Church
This church stands on the Ancient Village Green of Eastchester, a General Training Ground and Election Place in Colonial Days and Enlisting Headquarters for Revolutionary Soldiers. The First Meeting House, erected on the Green North of this Church . . . Map (db m32046) HM
79New York (Westchester County), Mount Vernon — St. Paul’s Church, EastchesterNational Historic Site
St. Paul’s Church was founded in the new settlement of Eastchester in 1665. The present building, begun in 1763, served for a time as Hessian troop quarters during the Revolutionary War. Completed about 1790, it has been restored to its appearance . . . Map (db m32029) HM
80New York (Westchester County), New Rochelle — 550 — Thomas Paine
Thomas Paine Author of Common Sense and The American Crisis. 1784 NYS gave him a farm on this site seized from a loyalist. Paine buried here until 1819.Map (db m149045) HM
81New York (Westchester County), North Castle — Joseph T. Miller
Joseph T. Miller 1903 – 1975 Town Clerk of North Castle 1940 – 1975 This park is set aside in his memory in tribute to his many years of devoted loving service to the citizens of this townMap (db m24458) HM
82New York (Westchester County), North Castle — Middle Patent Rural Cemetery
Middle Patent Rural Cemetery Oldest Town Burial Place Established 1743 15 Revolutionary Soldiers Interred HereMap (db m186897) HM
83New York (Westchester County), North Castle — Mile Square
North Castle’s Earliest Residential Subdivision. Laid out by St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 1850 Map (db m24467) HM
84New York (Westchester County), North Castle — North Castle Veterans Memorial
[ East tablet ] In Memory of Those Who Served Honorably In World War I 1917 –– 1918 [ South tablet ] In Memory of Those Who Served Honorably In World War II 1941 –– 1945 [ West tablet . . . Map (db m24468) WM
85New York (Westchester County), North Castle — North Castle World War I Memorial
In Honor of the Men of the Township of North Castle Who Answered Their Country’s Call In the Great World War 1917 – 1919 Lester Abrams • Frank R. Adams • Sidney Barnshaw • Arthur F. Bartlett • George P. Bennett • Leon H. Bennett • Frank . . . Map (db m24470) HM
86New York (Westchester County), North Castle — North Castle World War II Monument
Dedicated to the Heroic Men and Women Of North White Plains in the Town of North Castle, New York Who Served Their Country in World War II And in Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice. Abele, Jacob • Ackerly, Charles Jr. • . . . Map (db m24457) HM
87New York (Westchester County), North Castle — This Flame of Freedom
This Flame of Freedom Donated To the Town of North Castle by North Castle Post 1097 American Legion In Memory of Those Who Perished In the Service of Their Country In All the Wars Erected by Town of North Castle And Dedicated on the 30th Day of May . . . Map (db m24469) WM
88New York (Westchester County), North Salem — North Salem World War I Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of The Town of North Salem dedicated to those who served their country in 1914 The World War 1918 John F. O’Ryan Major General 27 Division • H. Francis Jaekel Major 106 U.S. Infantry • Louis Fancher Capt. . . . Map (db m24509) HM
89New York (Westchester County), North Salem — North Salem World War II Memorial
1941 Town of North Salem, N.Y. 1945 In Honor of Our Citizens Who Served In the Armed Forces Of The United States During World War II Abate, Ugo • Alexander, Charles J. • Andrews, William • Biel, Leonard • Bocchino, James • . . . Map (db m24683) WM
90New York (Westchester County), Ossining — 10 — The LeathermanLegends & Lore
For no known reason from 1883 to 1889 he trod a 365 mile loop every 34 days between NY and CT clad in 60 lbs of leather.Map (db m127580) HM
91New York (Westchester County), Ossining — Union Hotel
Union Hotel stood on this corner about 1800 to 1890. Owned by Enoch Crosby Jr., later by Simeon M. Tompkins. Stage stop N.Y.–Albany & Somers.Map (db m34686) HM
92New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — America’s Most Famous Cannon
[ East face ] The American Revolution 1775 • • • 1783 “America’s Most Famous Cannon” Sept. 21, 1780 • John Jacob Peterson of African descent • and Moses Sherwood of Van Cortlandt 3rd West, Militia took it to Croton Pt. . . . Map (db m23356) HM
93New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Camp Smith
New York National Guard training camp established 1882. Contains 1900 acres. Named for Alfred E. Smith, Governor of New York.Map (db m20722) HM
94New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Camp Smith
New York National Guard training camp established 1882. Contains 1900 acres. Named for Alfred E. Smith, Governor of New York.Map (db m26143) HM
95New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Cortlandt Civil War Monument
[ south side ] To The Memory Of The Soldiers and Sailors From The Town of Cortlandt Who Served in the Civil War 1861 - 1865 [ bronze plaque on north side ] Erected by The Citizens of The Town of Cortlandt Through . . . Map (db m37082) HM
96New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Jan Peeck Bridge
Named to commemorate the place where Jan Peeck, Dutch trader, 1940-1950 met Indians to trade for furs.Map (db m44864) HM
97New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Peekskill F.D.N.Y. Memorial
[ West face ] Dedicated to the Memory of the Men of F.D.N.Y. Engine 54 Ladder 4 Battalion 9 Battalion Chief Edward Geraghty – Battalion 9 Captain David Wooley – Ladder 4 Lieutenant Daniel O’Callaghan – Ladder 4 . . . Map (db m22622) HM
98New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Peekskill Veterans Memorial
The City Of Peekskill Honors Those Who Gave Their Lives In Service To Our Country [ far left panel ] World War I Roy E. Adams • Cortlandt B. Baxter • James W. Bell • Lorne B. Craig • Matthew J. Cunningham • Clarence T. Curry • . . . Map (db m37084) WM
99New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Peekskill World War I Monument
To The Memory Of Those From Peekskill Who Served In The World War 1917 – 1918 Abbotts James F • Acker Charles R • Acker Clarence T • Ackerman Henry • Ackerman James • Adams Roy E • Augustowaski L • Alimonti Salvatore • Allen Frederick . . . Map (db m37130) HM
100New York (Westchester County), Peekskill — Teachers Park
Presented to the people of Peekskill and dedicated to the teachers in the public, private and church schools by Chester A. Smith and Edith M. Smith in appreciation of their father, Louis H. Smith for thirty-five years a teacher in the public schools . . . Map (db m22632) HM

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