YORKTOWN LANDMARKS PRESERVATION COMMISSION
October 10, 2017
On Dec. 7, 1815, a man with the unlikely name of Barzilla Dusenbury granted a sweep of land on a hillside west of the village of Yorktown to a farmer named George Ferris. Soon after, Farmer Ferris built his new home at the crest of a hill facing west over rolling farmlands and on to Peekskill and the Hudson. His house would have had a spectacular view. The original farmhouse was probably located ...
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