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Mount Vernon, New York, USA
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Where is Mount Vernon, New York, USA? 

Mount Vernon is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It lies on the border of the New York City borough of the BronxWikipedia

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News  1878 - Incendiaries At Work. A Costly Building Burned At Mount Vernon.
Destruction By Fire of Cornelius Corson's Forty-Thousand Dollar Barn-An Extravagant Building In Ashes.

A very large and costly barn on the property, a quarter of a mile north of the depot at Mount Vernon, formerly owned and occupied by Cornelius Corson, who was one of the prosperous associates...Read MORE...

News  1896 - A Midnight Fire at Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon, N.Y., Feb. 22.-A fire occurred this morning before daylight in the row of one-story wooden buildings fronting on Depot Place, which caused damage amounting to $3,000. It is supposed the fire was of incendiary origin. Max Jacobs of 80 Chrystie Street, New-York City, was arrested and...Read MORE...

News  1900 - EXPLOSION AT MOUNT VERNON - Station Destroyed by Flames Which Follow, and Station Agent Injured.

There Automobiles Imperilled by the Fire, Hotel Keeper to the Rescue—Company Sends an Old Car to Do Duty at a Depot, Decorated with Chalk Sign Writing.

Mount Vernon, N. Y., June 4.—The station of the Harlem River branch of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad...Read MORE...

News  1904 - Noise At Mount Vernon Saves Its Citizens - Firemen and Police Arouse Citizens to Peril of Gas
Commuters' Cold Breakfasts

Accident to Main Threatens People With Asphyxiation, But Strenuous Measures Drive People Out of Doors.

Special to the New York Times.

Mount Vernon, April 18. - After its night of wild alarms Mount Vernon arose to cold breakfast and a census-taking. It didn't wake ...Read MORE...

Mount Vernon, a residential city of Westchester co., N.Y., on the Bronx River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R. and the Harlem division of the New York Central and Hudson River R., 15 miles NNE. of the Grand Central Station in New York city. It has grown up from a small village within...Read MORE...

News  1910 - DRAWN UNDER CAR WHEELS - Suction of Swift Train Carries Bystander to His Death.
Special to The Washington Post

NEW YORK, April 22. - Walter A. Seymour, a Manhattan salesman, who lived near Mount Vernon, was killed by an electric train at the Mount Vernon station this evening.

He was waiting for a local train to go to Pelham, when and express came along on the local...Read MORE...

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World War II Soldier flag  George Henry Sheperd (29 September 1919, Mount Vernon, New York, USA - 27 May 1991, St Albans, Vermont, USA)

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