Yorktown
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Yorktown

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ISBN-13:
9780738512730
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
128
Autor:
Linda Cooper
Gewicht:
299 g
Format:
238x165x9 mm
Serie:
Images of America (Arcadia Pub
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Yorktown explores the rich history of one of the northernmost towns in Westchester County. With vivid images, the book follows Yorktown from its early establishment as part of the Van Cortlandt Manor, through its key role in the American Revolution, to its development as a thriving residential and business community. Nestled in the Hudson Valley, Yorktown retains its pristine natural surroundings, including Teatown Lake Reservation. It has been a farm community, a hamlet with nurseries and orchards, and a summer colony with a local theater district and artists' colony. It once served as a breadbasket and milk bar for New York City and played a part in providing the city with clean water.