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The Square House - Headquarters of Rye Historical Society

The Square House - Headquarters of Rye Historical Society New York
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Stock #: 666724
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Rye
State: New York (NY)
County: Westchester
Publisher: Pendor Natural Color
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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THE SQUARE HOUSE Westchester County RYE, NEW YORK Headquarters, Rye Historical Society Oldest part, built late 1600's by Jacob Pierce, died on expedition to repel Indians attacking Schenectady, 1690, and his successor Peter Brown, who operated a grist mill behind the house on BIind Brook. Later a famous tavern known as "Haviland's" and as "Penfield's," which entertained George Washington, John Adams, and General Lafayette. In the 19th century, Rye's first Post Office, though it had been the Post and Stage stop since the middle 1700's. From 1905 to 1965 the City Hall of Rye.