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Friday, January 2, 2009

An Account of the Dutch Capture of Westchester in 1656

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.Only months after he acquired lands from local Native Americans on June 27, 1654, Thomas Pell sold a portion of them to English settlers who planted a tiny village along what is known today as Westchester Creek in the Bronx. The settlement was known as Westchester or

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