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Scarborough

Westchester County

Zip: 10510

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Scarborough
Briarcliff Manor
Westchester County

Scarborough is located in the municipality of Briarcliff Manor in the central western part of Westchester County, NY.

In 1845 the Town of "Ossinsing" was created from the section of the Town of Mount Pleasant that contained Sing Sing, Sparta, and Scarborough. To the east of the Village of Ossining lay an area called Whitson’s Corners. It was settled during the 19th century. On November 21, 1902, it was officially incorporated as the Village of Briarcliff Manor. The population at that time was 331 residents. In 1890, an English businessman named Law bought 232 acres of farmland in Whitson’s Corners, calling it “Briarcliff Farms”. He turned the farm’s poor herd of Jersey cows into a profitable venture, distributing milk products. He also cultivated American Beauty Roses "Briarcliff Roses" which were shipped daily to New York City. His holdings soon increased to 5,000 acres and he had about 300 employees. A community began to evolve there. Law’s estate was said to be a city within itself, including houses for his employees, roads, a Church, the Briarcliff Lodge, a vacation resort and the Briarcliff Manor Light and Power Company. Law’s friend, industrialist Andrew Carnegie, called him “Laird of Briarcliff Manor”.

For information about activities, attractions, and things to do in or near Scarborough, visit local and state parks. Play golf at some of the country's best golf courses located in Westchester. Trump National Golf Club is located at 339 Pine Road in Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510. The American Academy of Hospitality Sciences has bestowed the International Star Diamond Award on Trump National Golf Club in Westchester. This recognition is given exclusively to five star establishments deemed to be of pinnacle quality.

Visit the antique shops in and around Scarborough. Ossining, a short distance from Briarcliff Manor, has some wonderful antique dealers. Select from a wide range of outdoor activities in Westchester County. Go fishing, biking, or take the kids on a picnic at one of the many beautiful parks in the area. Go birding in the Rockefeller State Park Preserve designated an "Important Bird Area" by the National Audubon Society. Bring your friends and family to this beautiful preserve. Children and adults of all ages will enjoy the natural beauty of the park preserve.

If you live in Manhattan or are visiting New York City, go to Grand Central Station and take the MTA Metro-North Railroad to the Scarborough Train Station at 156 Scarborough Station Road (between Kemeys Road & River Road) in Scarborough, NY, 10510. Scarborough Station is only 29.5 miles from Grand Central Terminal.




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