YORKTOWN LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
September 26, 2018
YORKTOWN, N.Y. – In the early 1920s, the publisher Halsey W. Wilson, creator of the famous Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature, known to librarians and students everywhere, purchased extensive acreage in what was then the rural Croton Heights area of Yorktown.
He sold off plots of land at very affordable prices, and surprisingly, many of the purchasers were adventurous single ...
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