Writings by Sandra Harrison including poetry, essays, fiction, non-fiction; children's literatire.
Entry is updated version of the sections on “American Revolution,” “Battle of White Plains,” “Merritt and Miller Hills” and “War Remembrances” from the book White Plains, New York: A City of Contrasts: AMERICAN REVOLUTION When the American Continental Congress in Philadelphia declared independence on… Continue Reading “White Plains and the American Revolution; Revolutionary War Remembrances”
Hartsdale, NY shares not only a border with White Plains (WP) but its history. White Plains has a street named Hartsdale Ave located in Highlands neighborhood. Hartsdale during Colonial Days was part of Philipsburg Manor owned by the Frederick Philipse family and his descendants.… Continue Reading “What’s in a name? In Neighboring Hartsdale”
At Colonial Day June 18, 2016 in Tibbits Park, City Clerk’s Office gave out two walking tours to explore the past: My walking tour from a number of years ago. Park at NWP (free on weekends) and walk South to Parkway walking path, go… Continue Reading “Seeking History One Foot At A Time: White Plains’ Walking tours”