Miss Mason’s School For Girls

Miss C. E. Mason’s Suburban School “The Castle” Tarrytown-on-Hudson, N.Y. The natural advantages of the superb location ( 40 minutes from Nw York), add the educational opportunities of this thoroughly modern school, offering courses almost as varied and broad as many of the colleges, and to that add the ideal union of home, social and school…

Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association

Yonkers Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee On June 12, 1888, a committee of twenty-five citizens, to be known as the “Yonkers Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Committee,” was formed to insure the accomplishment of the object of their appointment — the erection of a suitable monument in memory of the Union…

Monticello’s Great Fire

On Tuesday, August 10, 1909, an explosion at the Murray Electric Light & Power Co. left Monticello’s business section ravaged. Flames quickly engulfed the power plant and rapidly spread to the Palatine Hotel and Casino, the Strong & Co’s book store, the S. L. Strong’s grocery store, the T. H. Dougherty’s harness store, and John Lyon’s law office. Traveling…