In 2010, the city had a population of 77,062, making it the seventhlargest in the state of new york. As of the 2010 census, the citys population had increased to 77,062. The city of new rochelle has a varied culture because of its economic structure and ethnical diversity. The city of new rochelle will be celebrating one of their former residents, the yankees legendary closer mariano rivera and his unanimous selection into the baseball hall of fame, on saturday, july 27 with a pinstripe parade culminating with a celebration at the hudson park bandshell. New rochelle genealogy in westchester county, new york. New rochelle is a city in westchester county, new york, united states, in the southeastern. Towns with beaches in westchester county, new york usa today. Hudson parks small beach is open during the summer and open to residents and guests for a fee. Jan 01, 2010 top 10 reasons not to move to jacksonville, florida. New rochelle historical association wants your covid19 story. With eriks extensive research, the splendid and the vile highlights the leadership of winston churchill during one of the darkest years in britains history. In 2007, the city had a population of 73,260, making it the seventhlargest in the state of new york. Johns episcopal church new rochelle, new york family history library new rochelle, n. Undivided back postcard huguenot monument, hudson park new rochelle, ny.
Doctorow local history room, on the second floor of the library. New rochelles city government manages hudson park beach and five islands park. Free summer concert series at hudson park starts next week. New rochelle s easy accessibility to new york city by steamboat led to the 1879 creation of the glen island fun park, which featured a zoo, natural history museum, bathing beach, chinese pagoda, and german beer garden. New rochelle genealogy in westchester county, ny usa 1,060,369 new york 55,493 westchester county 2,153 new rochelle 7 note. The many surprises of old new rochelle the new york. This project is a cooperative effort to recognize the men and women who have bravely served our country from. The citys history reaches back even beyond that, to the siwanoy indians. History of the new rochelle public library the beginnings the new rochelle public library opened its doors for the first tirne on november 10, 1893 on the third floor of the trinity place school. Westchester county ny city directories lds genealogy. Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nations history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually. Irvings best selling book diedrich knickerbockers history of new york was clearly an inspiration. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.
In november 2008 business week magazine listed new rochelle as the best city in new york state, and one of. New rochelles popup library kiosks installed this week can be found at flowers park, hudson park, huguenot park, lincoln park and paws place dog park at ward acres park. His land patent was confirmed by his nephew, john pell, who became lord of pelham manor a feudal domain with its own civil and. With its southern border less than one mile from the borough of the bronx, and with manhattans grand central terminal only a 35minute train ride away, new rochelle has been a commuter haven for more than a century. Doctorow wrote the novel ragtime, which would later become a major broadway musical. Jun 10, 1983 history new rochelle was settled by europeans 80 years before the united states was a country. The city of new rochelle, one of new york states oldest communities, is located in westchester county, new york, on long island sound. History new rochelle was settled by europeans 80 years before the united states was a country. It features a grassy recreation area with a playground, a music bandshell, seating area, bathing beaches and parking.
The south border of the city is only one mile from the bronx. Feb 28, 2016 a very busy hudson park in new rochelle long ago. A monument containing the names of these settlers stands in hudson park, the original. You are invited to share ideas for hudson parks new master plan for 2020. Beaches and lakes around new rochelle new rochelle, ny aarp in your city.
Parking fees are in effect from memorial day weekend through labor day. Much of the local history collection is located in the e. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more. Donate today collections luce center hudson park, new rochelle. Usa 1910 vf mint col pc echo bay from the clubhouse. Search the history of over 434 billion web pages on the internet. Significant sites are chosen after meeting a combination of criteria, including historical, economic.
Usa 1910 vf mint col pc echo bay from the clubhouse, hudson. History of new rochelle, new york project gutenberg self. Baptisms and marriages of the first methodist church, white plains, n. Mining city memories a pictorial history book pediment. Throughout its long history new rochelle has attracted an extraordinary number of prominent individuals, including preeminent authors, artists, sports stars, corporate leaders, and national trendsetters. Endearing to all, hudson park attracts all ages to this shore point in new rochelle, ny. Hudson parks small beach is open during the summer and open to. The many surprises of old new rochelle the new york times. Some 33 families established the community of new rochelle. New rochelle new york city directories family history library new rochelle, ny 19031934 city directories allen county public library new rochelle, ny, city directory, 19031909, 191019, 19141917, 19181920, 19231925, 19261928, 19291931, 1932,1934 new york state library.
New rochelle is a city in westchester county, new york, united states, in the southeastern portion of the state. Hudson park and beach are located at the south end of new rochelle on hudson park road. The library has served the residents of new rochelle from its main library building in the downtown business district since 1979. See more ideas about new rochelle, history and new rochelle new york. See more ideas about new rochelle, new rochelle new york and new rochelle high school. Parks around new rochelle new rochelle, ny aarp in your city. You are invited to share ideas for hudson parks new master plan for. New rochelle is a city in westchester county, new york, united states, in the southeastern portion of the state in 2007, the city had a population of 73,260, making it the seventhlargest in the state of new york. At the beginning of the 20th century, new rochelle became a soughtafter residential community, just 45 minutes from broadway. A highly entertaining and informative new history of the hudson. You may think that you know a lot about history, but with a slight twist, the pieces of the story fall into a new perspective. Starting with a collection of 1,857 volumes, the new library was.
It now includes over 2,500 noncirculating books, pamphlets, maps and atlases. New rochelle publicist partners with local restaurateur and mealsonwheels of white plains to promote online cookbook to help those in need. Top 10 reasons not to move to jacksonville, florida. Zillow has 2 homes for sale in new rochelle ny matching hudson park. Sweeping waterfront views and recreation, a rapidly growing retail center, and. We are located at 94 hudson park road new rochelle, new york 10801 9142354050 the store could get very busy at times. Hudson river valley books books preferably wellwritten set in the hudson river valley in upstate new york. The park is overrun with people in the summer months and at times is reminiscent of. Yes, hudson park and beach are as old as the sound itself. New rochelle public library nrpl is a public library located in new rochelle, new york. The images in new rochelle, culled from the new rochelle public librarys extensive collection, capture the people, places, and events of this unique but microcosmic american community. Named in 1998 for the noted author who used the collection extensively while residing in new rochelle, the e.
Lewis finishes his tale, the reader shares his enthusiasm and is persuaded that the hudson, as he insists, is the center of the nations cultural geography. The huguenot monument in hudson park, where the french settlers are. Significant sites are chosen after meeting a combination of criteria, including historical, economic, architectural, artistic, cultural, and social values. Barbara davis is the city historian for new rochelle and the community relations coordinator for the new rochelle public library. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages.
With beautifully laidout neighborhoods known as residential parks, strong schools, hudson park, and a thriving downtown, new rochelle. In 2010, the city had a population of 77,062, making it. New rochelle american legion post 8 and the new rochelle veteran advisory committee are proud to present the new rochelle veterans banner project. Thirtyone years earlier, the siwanoy indians sold their land to thomas pell. Historical and contemporary, more fiction than nonfiction.
The library began with a collection of 1,857 volumes, and was created after the enactment of the new york state university law in 1892 which provided for the separation of public and school libraries. Jun 20, 2019 the city of new rochelle will be celebrating one of their former residents, the yankees legendary closer mariano rivera and his unanimous selection into the baseball hall of fame, on saturday, july 27 with a pinstripe parade culminating with a celebration at the hudson park bandshell. New rochelle historical association wants your covid19. A historical sketch of the presbyterian church of new rochelle. The central terminal of manhattan is only 35 minutes ride away. In 1908, it saved the thomas paine cottage and later opened it as a historic home. This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. Hudson river park is a 550acre riverside park and estuarine sanctuary located on the west side of manhattan between battery place and w. The new rochelle public library opened its doors for the first time in 1894. A monument containing the names of these settlers stands in hudson park, the original landing point of the huguenots in 1688. Starting with a collection of 1,857 volumes, the new library was created after the enactment of the new york state.862 731 374 1309 10 137 1210 50 850 1605 639 375 874 970 637 1230 1207 1458 108 569 1356 1042 1128 1357 703 1195 370 555 1614 670 461 1256 616 155 790 408 148 1216 58 104 374 1056 964 224