Tag: White Plains History

Sources for Further Study of White Plains

Listed are sources from White Plains, New York: A City of Contrasts: Online Internet Sources: City of White Plains (http://www.cityofwhiteplains.com) White Plains Historical Society (http://www.whiteplainshisoty.org) White Plains Public Library (http://www.whiteplainslibrary.org) The White Plains Beautification Foundation (http://www.wpbf.org) Westchester County (http://www.westchestergov.com) Westchester County Archives (http://www.westchesterarchives.com) The… Continue Reading “Sources for Further Study of White Plains”

Books on Bronx River and “The Hills” of West Harrison

History Books recently published that might be of interest to those drawn to this website are The Bronx River in History & Folklore by Stephen Paul Deville and The Freedom Journey by Edythe Ann Quinn. The following two excerpts are from the back of the… Continue Reading “Books on Bronx River and “The Hills” of West Harrison”

Battle of White Plains Video

White Plains Library has made available a video of the Battle of White Plains and the video is on YouTube. There is a link to the video on my FB for book. The following info is from their website: Battle of White Plains on… Continue Reading “Battle of White Plains Video”

White Plains’ Library Digital Collection

The following is from White Plains’ website. It is a digital collection of library’s photo collection. At library’s website go to Local History and then Digital Collection: White Plains  Library, White Plains Collection The White Plains Public Library is a prime site for community… Continue Reading “White Plains’ Library Digital Collection”

Origins of Names for Places in White Plains

What’s in a name? How does a place get its name? Names are used for identification or as a point of reference. Having different names for places helps distinguish the differences between them. Many of the first roads in White Plains were referred to on… Continue Reading “Origins of Names for Places in White Plains”

White Plains, NY: A City of Contrasts

Entry is an updated version of the first 3 sections of the book White Plains, New York: A City of Contrasts by Sandra Harrison published in 2013. Remaining updated versions of the book can be found under different titles listed at the end of… Continue Reading “White Plains, NY: A City of Contrasts”

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