Pye's Corner

Pye's Corner (HMHEK)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 6.233', W 73° 58.348'

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In 1798 Hendrick Van Orden, owner of a sandstone house on this site, sold the house and surrounding farm to Dr. Abraham Cornelison, who lived here 51 years. He became the first president of the Rockland County Medical Society in 1829. Isaac Pye purchased the premises in 1858 and may have built the present home. In 1894 Julius and Herman G. Kretschmar established a floriculturist business here, continued by the family until 1979
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HM NumberHMHEK
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historical Society of Rockland County series
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Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586281 N 4550797
Decimal Degrees41.10388333, -73.97246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.233', W 73° 58.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 13.98" N, 73° 58' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135-143 Strawtown Rd, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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