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NOTE: Gigi Carnes’s presentation about Westchester County’s parks during the two World Wars, which was cancelled due to February’s weather, will be presented during the 2015 meeting season.Watch this site for details...

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, Eastchester Legislator SHEILA MARCOTTE will present THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN FLAG, How it Evolved and the Legislation that Shaped it.

Ms. Marcotte is a collector of our nation’s flags and she will bring to the meeting fascinating and rare parts of her collection for us to see first hand.

Refreshments at 10:00am; Ms. Marcotte 10:30am.

The place: The Crestwood Library on Thompson Street.

There is no admission fee and all are welcome.


For info or to join email: CrestwoodHist@aol.com

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The Crestwood Historical Society has been collecting and preserving the history of Crestwood for generations past, present and future. Put yourself in this picture and connect with Crestwood's people and their story. You'll find there's a lot to discover...
Eleanor Powell... Sherwood Farm... Bronx River Parkway... Francis Asbury... Crestwood Station... Art Carney... Stanford White... The Aquahung...G. Edward Pendray... St. Eleanora 's Home... Crestwood Library... Norman Rockwell ... Yonkers Park... Troublesome Brook... Crestwood is well-known for all of these things, but its best treasures are its people.
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The Crestwood Historical Society celebrates with our fellow citizens and visitors the evolving cultural heritage of the people of Yonkers' Crestwood region. Through dynamic, informative interpretations and personal stories of our history, we honor the community's memory of the past and prepare for the future together.

This site is a "work in progress" and as time and volunteer efforts permit, it will continue to change and grow - please bookmark this site and check back with us often for updates. Thanks!
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Historic People:
Francis Asbury - Robert Benchley - Evangeline Booth - Louis Budenz - Art Carney - Douglas Ford - Alexander Hamilton - Bobby Jones - Maj. Gen. Charles Lee - Lea Loveless Maurer -Lindsey Nelson - G. Edward Pendray - Eleanor Powell - Col. Rufus Putnam - Norman Rockwell - Abigail Sherwood - General Lord Stirling - Bill Terry - George Washington ... More

Historic Places:
Crestwood Station - Smith's Crossing - Annunciation Church - Asbury Church - Yonkers Park - St. Eleanora's Home - St. Vladimir's Seminary - Hothorn Acres - ... More

Historic Homes:
Sherwood House - Dusenberry Farm House - Diamond-Brennan - Fisher-Eforo - Hartmann House - Julia B. Ward House... More
One of the many "beautiful people" that called Crestwood "Home"
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