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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

New York Athletic Club Board of Governors Decided to Mortgage Travers Island in 1895

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In late 1894, the Board of Governors of the New York Athletic Club decided to mortgage Travers Island for $70,000.  A brief article about the decision appeared in the January 5, 1895 issue of the New Rochelle Pioneer.  An excerpt of the article appears below.

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