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Thursday, March 11, 2010

The "Great Oyster War" Between City Island and Tarrytown in 1877 and 1878

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A "war" of epic proportions erupted between the Oystermen of City Island and the Oystermen of Tarrytown in 1878.  I previously have written on the Historic Pelham Blog about the oystering industry on City Island during the 19th century.  (Indeed, one such

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