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White Plains, New York, USA

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Where is White Plains, New York, USA? 

White Plains, Westchester, New York, USA
White Plains is a U.S. city in the state of New York. It is the commercial hub and the seat of Westchester County. White Plains is located in south-central Westchester, with its downtown about 7 miles (11 km) east of the Hudson River and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, to the north and east by the town/ village of Harrison, to the south by the town/ village of Scarsdale, and to the west by the town of Greenburgh.Wikipedia



White Plains, New York, USA - White Plains, N.Y. From Battle Hill. Here was fought Battle of White Plains.
White Plains, New York, USA

White Plains, N.Y. From Battle Hill. Here was fought Battle of White Plains.
White Plains, New York, USA - Post Office, White Plains, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA

Post Office, White Plains, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA - Community Center, Bronx River Parkway, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA

Community Center, Bronx River Parkway, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.

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News  1869 - Advices from Eastern New York and the New England States, on the 22d, represent the spring freshets to be the most severe since 1857.
The New York Central and Hudson River Railways were under water for miles, and travel was...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Insane Asylum
The managers of the New York Hospitals have decided to locate the new Insane Asylum at White...Read MORE...

News  1888 - A fire destroyed the old Ben Holiday stone mansion on the 14th three miles from White Plains, N.Y.,
now owned by Whitelaw Reid, of the New York Tribune. The building was one of the famous landmarks...Read MORE...

News  1895 - CHILDRENS' HOME DESTROYED. The 200 Inmates Get Out Safely Although Asleep When the Fire Breaks Out.
WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Feb. 16. - The West Chester temporary home, about a mile from the county...Read MORE...

1906
White Plains (officially, Whiteplains), a post-village, capital of Westchester co., N.Y., included...Read MORE...

News  1907 - WHITE PLAINS MOURNS VAMPS KILLED AT FIRE. Three Dead, One Dying as a Result of Sunday Night's Blaze. WARNED, BUT WORKED ON.
Volunteers Ignored Danger of Falling Wall and Crash Caught Them - Crowd Saw Accident.

White...Read MORE...

News  1924 - RESORT HOTEL BURNS.
White Plains, Sept. 21. - The Gedney farm hotel here was destroyed by fire early today.

Losses,...Read MORE...


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