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Zip: 10598

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Thought of the Day
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

Yesterday's Thought Was
I am not young enough to know everything.
By Oscar Wilde  1854 - 1900

Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet; wrote plays "The Importance of Being Earnest", "Lady Windermere's Fan", "An Ideal Husband", novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray".


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History And Antiquities
The following covers "History and Antiquities", a general collection of interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, and anecdotes about Westchester County and its towns. When reading the following, remember to keep in mind that this information has been written about two hundred years ago. Population statistics and events have not been revised to reflect current events and perspective. We think this adds to the historical flavor and interest of the writings, giving a different perspective on much of this information and written in an "older world" writing style. "Historical Collections of the State of New York, Published by S. Tuttle, 194 Chatham-Square, 1841

    Yorktown
    "Yorktown is 45 miles N. of New York, and 6 E. of Peekskill. Pop.2,819. Crompond is a small village containing 2 churches and about a dozen dwellings. The names of the post offices are Yorktown, Pine Bride, and Shrub Oak. Through the south part flows the Croton River, where is located the great dam and reservoir for the Croton aqueduct. This river was named after an ancient sachem, Croton, who resided on its banks at the first settlement of the country."




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