Clarkstown To Preserve Oldest House 1730 West Nyack Relic to be Restored

VANDERBILT HOUSE in West Nyack, built circa1730, will be preserved through joint town, BOCES & Cooperative Extension agreement. Gristmill millstone, right foreground, used to operate adjacent mill, now covers abandoned water well. BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES (See Editor’s Note at Concluson) The Clarkstown Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to sponsor […]

One House Lost, Effort Switches to Save 2nd

BY ROBERT KNIGHT CITY EDITOR ROCKLAND COUNTY TIMES  “Teaberry Port” Demolished, Historians Eye Saving Vanderbilt House Historians lost one historic house in Rockland County last week when the 240-year-old “Teaberry Port” was demolished, but they are now turning their attention toward saving the also threatened Vanderbilt House a few blocks away. Both early Dutch sandstone […]