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History of New Rochelle, New York, USA

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New Rochelle, New York, USA

The town was settled by refugee Huguenots (French Protestants) in 1688 who were fleeing Catholic pogroms in France. Many of the settlers were artisans and craftsmen from the city of La Rochelle, France, thus influencing the choice of the name of "New Rochelle".

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  • 1854 - New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, a post- village in the above township, on Long Island sound, and on the New York and New Haven railroad, 20 miles N. E. from New York....Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
    NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, ro-shell', a post-village in New Rochelle township, Westchester co., N.Y., on Long Island Sound, and on the New York, New Haven &...Read MORE...


  • New Rochelle, New York, USA
    Junction Huguenot and Main Streets, Soldiers' Monument, New Rochelle, N.Y.
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  • New Rochelle, New York, USA
    New Rochelle Hospital
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  • New Rochelle, New York, USA
    New Rochelle Rowing Club
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  • News 1904 - Risked Life To Save Sacrament
    Heroic Paulist Father Rushes Safely Through Flames In A Burning Church

    Special to The Inquirer.
    New Rochelle, N.Y., May 13.-With flames raging...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    New Rochelle (ro-shell'), a residential city of West- chester co., N.Y., on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 18...Read MORE...


  • News 1911 - Breaks His Neck Diving. Dared Fate in Same Place His Brother Was Killed Three Years Ago.
    Special to The New York Times.
    New Rochelle, N.Y., July 4.-At the same spot where his brother, Fred was killed in a similar manner three years ago,...Read MORE...


  • News 1914 - Girls Fight School Fire. Oaksmere Students Also Dig Engine Out of the Snow.
    Special to The New York Times.

    New Rochelle, N.Y., Feb. 18.-Fifty school girls of the Oaksmere School in New Rochelle fought desperately to save...Read MORE...


  • News 1934 - Two Horses Bolt Into Race-Track Crowd; 20 Spectators Are Hurt, Drivers Thrown
    NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Aug.4 — In a wild scramble for safety when two horses broke away late this afternoon at the races of the Westchester Riding and...Read MORE...


  • 1938 - "Long Island Express" - HURRICANE, FLOODS SWEEP NEW ENGLAND. 296 WERE KILLED IN STORM ALONG ATLANTIC COAST; PROPERTY DAMAGE ENORMOUS.
    ...Suburban Westchester county was hard hit. Roads were blocked, bridges washed out, an estimated 10,000 trees uprooted. More than 100 homes were...Read MORE...


  • 1947 - March 9 – Carrie Chapman Catt dies in New Rochelle.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 9, 1947



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Junction Huguenot and Main Streets, Soldiers' Monument, New Rochelle, N.Y.
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New Rochelle Hospital
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History and News of New Rochelle, New York, USA

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  • 1854 - New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, a post- village in the above township, on Long Island sound, and on the New York and New Haven railroad, 20 miles N. E. from New York.... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
    NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - New Rochelle
    New Rochelle, ro-shell', a post-village in New Rochelle township, Westchester co., N.Y., on Long Island Sound, and on the New York, New Haven &... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - Risked Life To Save Sacrament
    Heroic Paulist Father Rushes Safely Through Flames In A Burning Church

    Special to The Inquirer.
    New Rochelle, N.Y., May 13.-With flames raging... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    New Rochelle (ro-shell'), a residential city of West- chester co., N.Y., on Long Island Sound and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 18... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - Breaks His Neck Diving. Dared Fate in Same Place His Brother Was Killed Three Years Ago.
    Special to The New York Times.
    New Rochelle, N.Y., July 4.-At the same spot where his brother, Fred was killed in a similar manner three years ago,... Read MORE...

  • News  1914 - Girls Fight School Fire. Oaksmere Students Also Dig Engine Out of the Snow.
    Special to The New York Times.

    New Rochelle, N.Y., Feb. 18.-Fifty school girls of the Oaksmere School in New Rochelle fought desperately to save... Read MORE...

  • News  1934 - Two Horses Bolt Into Race-Track Crowd; 20 Spectators Are Hurt, Drivers Thrown
    NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Aug.4 — In a wild scramble for safety when two horses broke away late this afternoon at the races of the Westchester Riding and... Read MORE...

  • 1938 - "Long Island Express" - HURRICANE, FLOODS SWEEP NEW ENGLAND. 296 WERE KILLED IN STORM ALONG ATLANTIC COAST; PROPERTY DAMAGE ENORMOUS.
    ...Suburban Westchester county was hard hit. Roads were blocked, bridges washed out, an estimated 10,000 trees uprooted. More than 100 homes were... Read MORE...

  • 1947 - March 9 – Carrie Chapman Catt dies in New Rochelle.

    www.wikipedia.org
    March 9, 1947

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