Van Houten Fields

Van Houten Fields (HMTOH)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 5.336', W 73° 58.321'

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In 1937 Ralph Borsodi, author, economist and philosopher, organized a group for the purchase of this 106-acre Dutch farm to be divided into leased acreage plots. This became the largest self-administered, back-to-the-land community in Rockland County for families seeking a do-it-yourself agrarian life style. The homesteads were built, in part, by the owners. The leased land later reverted to private ownership.
Van Houten Fields Association
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HM NumberHMTOH
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, October 5th, 2014 at 8:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 586339 N 4549138
Decimal Degrees41.08893333, -73.97201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.336', W 73° 58.321'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 20.16" N, 73° 58' 19.26" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 74 Co Rd 23, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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