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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in northern Westchester County, New York, excluding the city of Peekskill, which has its own list.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the northern half of Westchester County, New York, United States. The following communities comprise this region:

Entries for the city of Peekskill are listed separately.

Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.

Of the 230 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, 93, including 12 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs), are on this list. Two, the Bronx River Parkway and Old Croton Aqueduct, the latter an NHL, are linear listings included on both this list and the southern Westchester list.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.
Contents: Counties in New York
Albany (Albany)AlleganyBronxBroomeCattaraugusCayugaChautauquaChemungChenangoClintonColumbiaCortlandDelawareDutchess (Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck)Erie (Buffalo)EssexFranklinFultonGeneseeGreeneHamiltonHerkimerJeffersonKingsLewisLivingstonMadisonMonroe (Rochester)MontgomeryNassauNew York (Below 14th Street, 14th to 59th Streets, 59th to 110th Streets, Above 110th Street, Islands)NiagaraOneidaOnondaga (Syracuse)OntarioOrangeOrleansOswegoOtsegoPutnamQueensRensselaerRichmondRockland – St. Lawrence – SaratogaSchenectadySchoharieSchuylerSenecaSteubenSuffolkSullivanTiogaTompkinsUlsterWarrenWashingtonWayneWestchester (Northern, Southern, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Yonkers)WyomingYates

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 All Saints Episcopal Church
All Saints Episcopal Church
02002-05-02May 2, 2002
96 and 201 Scarborough Rd.
Briarcliff Manor 1854 stone English Gothic church.
2 Amawalk Friends Meeting House
Amawalk Friends Meeting House
01989-11-16November 16, 1989
Quaker Church Rd.
Amawalk Well-preserved 1831 Quaker meeting house is rare one built by Hicksites during schism. War photographer Robert Capa and many of his family buried in cemetery.
3 Asbury United Methodist Church and Bethel Chapel and Cemetery Upload image
02000-03-31March 31, 2000
19 Old Post Rd. and Old Post Rd. S
4 Richard Austin House
Richard Austin House
01988-09-20September 20, 1988
196 Croton Ave.
Ossining 1878 Gothic revival house is one of few totally intact in Ossining from early era of suburbanization
5 Bear Mountain Bridge
Bear Mountain Bridge
01982-11-23November 23, 1982
US 6/202
Cortlandt First bridge across Hudson north of New York City. Part of the Hudson Highlands Multiple Resource Area (MRA). Extends into Rockland County
6 Bear Mountain Bridge Rd.
Bear Mountain Bridge Rd.
01982-11-23November 23, 1982
NY 6/202, between Bear Mt. Bridge
Cortlandt Private toll road built to access bridge in 1924; later turned over to state; part of the Hudson Highlands MRA
7 Bedford Road Historic District
Bedford Road Historic District
01985-11-21November 21, 1985
Bedford Rd.
Armonk Small cluster of mid-19th century Federal and Greek Revival houses and church is rare remaining group of buildings in those styles in area, and beginning of settlement of Armonk.
8 Bedford Village Historic District
Bedford Village Historic District
01973-10-02October 2, 1973
Roughly bounded by Court, Seminary, Poundridge and Greenwich Rds.
9 Brandreth Pill Factory
Brandreth Pill Factory
01980-01-10January 10, 1980
Water St.
Ossining Benjamin Brandreth's facility was beginning of Ossining's industrial development when built in the 1830s. Later modified and expanded; stayed in operation until the 1940s; largely demolished in 2015 after damage from Superstorm Sandy.
10 Bridge L-158
Bridge L-158
01978-11-29November 29, 1978
West of Goldens Bridge at Croton River
Goldens Bridge Only remaining double-intersection Whipple truss rail bridge in New York. Built in 1883 near Kingston and moved to this location in 1904. Out of service since 1960.
11 Bronx River Parkway Reservation
Bronx River Parkway Reservation
01991-01-11January 11, 1991
Bronx River Pkwy. from jct. with Sprain Brook Rd. to and including Kensico Dam Plaza
Valhalla and Bronxville
12 Caramoor
02001-05-25May 25, 2001
149-181 Girdle Ridge Rd.
Bedford 1930s Renaissance Revival estate now used as classical music venue
13 Carrie Chapman Catt House
Carrie Chapman Catt House
02006-05-04May 4, 2006
20 Ryder Rd.
Briarcliff Manor Home of suffragist Carrie Chapman Catt at the time the 19th Amendment was ratified
14 Chappaqua Railroad Depot and Depot Plaza
Chappaqua Railroad Depot and Depot Plaza
01979-04-19April 19, 1979
200 South Greeley Ave
Chappaqua 1902 station and park with war memorial and statue of Horace Greeley built on land donated by his daughter and son-in-law. Still used as waiting area.
15 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
01987-04-23April 23, 1987
Broadway and Elizabeth Sts.
Tarrytown Washington Irving was member of this congregation, and his pew is still preserved. Built in 1837, this is the earliest Gothic Revival church in America
16 Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Greeley Grove
Church of Saint Mary the Virgin and Greeley Grove
01979-04-19April 19, 1979
191 South Greeley Ave.
Chappaqua Horace Greeley planted the grove as a windbreak and reforestation project in 1856. In 1904 his daughter and son-in-law built a private chapel modeled on a similarly-named church in England, which later donated one of its stained glass windows. It became an Episcopal parish in 1916.
17 Aaron Copland House
Aaron Copland House
02003-09-19September 19, 2003
1538 Washington St.
Cortlandt Manor Home of composer for last 30 years of his life
18 Gerard Crane House
Gerard Crane House
01985-09-05September 5, 1985
Old Croton Falls Rd.
Somers Sophisticated 1849 stone Greek Revival house
19 Old Croton Aqueduct
Old Croton Aqueduct
01974-12-02December 2, 1974
Runs N from Yonkers to New Croton Dam
Various First long-distance aqueduct built to provide water from upstate to New York City. An engineering marvel in its time now used as a linear park
20 Croton North Railroad Station
Croton North Railroad Station
01987-08-27August 27, 1987
Senasqua Rd.
Croton-on-Hudson Intact 1890 station, now used as offices, exemplifies commuter rail stations of that era. Two former Erie Railroad cars on old siding included in listing.
21 Dale Cemetery
Dale Cemetery
02013-07-17July 17, 2013
104 Havell St.
Town of Ossining 1851 cemetery with graves of Thomas Allcock, Benjamin Brandreth and other local notables. Now owned by town.
22 Downtown Ossining Historic District
Downtown Ossining Historic District
01989-08-09August 9, 1989
Roughly along US 9, Main St., and Croton Ave.
Ossining Core of village reflecting impact of construction of Old Croton Aqueduct and 1870s fires.
23 Dutch Reformed Church
Dutch Reformed Church
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
N edge of Tarrytown on U.S. 9
Sleepy Hollow Surviving 1685 stone church built by Dutch is state's oldest church; figures prominently in Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
24 Elephant Hotel
Elephant Hotel
01974-08-07August 7, 1974
335 U.S. Route 202
Somers Birthplace of the circus in America, when Zephaliah Bailey began charging visitors to see his elephant. Now used as a circus museum, offices of the Somers Historical Society and town hall.
25 First Baptist Church and Rectory
First Baptist Church and Rectory
01983-07-21July 21, 1983
56 S. Broadway
Tarrytown Victorian Gothic 1876 church designed by Russell Sturgis and patronized by Rockefellers.
26 First Baptist Church of Ossining
First Baptist Church of Ossining
01973-01-12January 12, 1973
S. Highland Ave. and Main St.
Ossining 1874 church is most advanced application of Gothic Revival style in Ossining; church was founded by town's founder
27 Marmaduke Forster House
Marmaduke Forster House
02011-02-22February 22, 2011
413-415 Bedford Rd.
28 Foster Memorial AME Zion Church
Foster Memorial AME Zion Church
01982-06-03June 3, 1982
90 Wildey St.
Tarrytown Founded in 1860, this is the oldest black church in Westchester County and possibly one of the oldest in the state
29 Greeley House
Greeley House
01979-04-19April 19, 1979
100 King St.
Chappaqua Home of newspaper editor Horace Greeley, pioneering suburbanite, staunch abolitionist and 1872 presidential candidate. Much of today's downtown Chappaqua is built on land he farmed.
30 Hammond House
Hammond House
01980-05-06May 6, 1980
South of Hawthorne on Grasslands Rd.
Hawthorne 1720 home, modified twice in 19th century, is one of only two original tenant houses from the Van Cortlandt Manor left. Owned by the county historical society since 1926.
31 Edward Harden Mansion
Edward Harden Mansion
02004-01-16January 16, 2004
200 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow 1909 Colonial Revival house built for journalist and investor Edward Harden was later home to first U.S. Montessori school
32 John A. Hartford House
John A. Hartford House
01977-12-22December 22, 1977
Southwest of Valhalla on New York State Route 100
Valhalla Home of founder of A & P; now part of Westchester Community College
33 Highland Cottage
Highland Cottage
01982-07-22July 22, 1982
36 S. Highland Ave.
Ossining 1872 reinforced-concrete Gothic Revival house
34 The Homestead
The Homestead
02001-03-29March 29, 2001
36 Mead St.
35 Washington Irving High School Upload image
01984-04-26April 26, 1984
18 N. Broadway
36 John Jay Homestead
John Jay Homestead
01972-07-24July 24, 1972
Jay St.
Katonah Home of John Jay, major landowner in area, first Chief Justice of the United States and early state governor
37 John Jones Homestead
John Jones Homestead
01989-05-25May 25, 1989
Oregon Rd. and Durrin Ave.
Van Cortlandtville
38 Jug Tavern
Jug Tavern
01976-06-07June 7, 1976
Revolutionary Rd. and Rockledge Ave.
Ossining 1760s stop on former Albany Post Road route remains intact
39 Katonah Village Historic District
Katonah Village Historic District
01983-09-15September 15, 1983
Parkway, Valleyedge, Edgemont and Bedford Rds.
40 Lyndhurst
01966-11-13November 13, 1966
635 S. Broadway
Tarrytown Stone Gothic Revival mansion purchased and expanded by rail baron Jay Gould
41 Richard H. Mandel House Upload image
01996-03-01March 1, 1996
323 Haines Rd.
Bedford Hills
42 Mead Memorial Chapel
Mead Memorial Chapel
01999-11-30November 30, 1999
2 Chapel Rd.
43 Merestead
01984-09-27September 27, 1984
Byram Lake Rd.
Mount Kisco
44 Miller House
Miller House
01976-09-29September 29, 1976
Virginia Rd.
North White Plains
45 Mount Kisco Municipal Complex
Mount Kisco Municipal Complex
01997-03-09March 9, 1997
100-120 Main St.
Mount Kisco
46 Mt. Zion Methodist Church
Mt. Zion Methodist Church
01990-05-10May 10, 1990
Primrose St. south of Reis Park
Somers 1794 church, remodeled in 1860, is early landmark in development of Methodism in New York
47 Music Hall
Music Hall
01980-02-12February 12, 1980
11 Main St.
Tarrytown 1885 Queen Anne theater is one of the oldest in continuous use in the county
48 North Grove Street Historic District
North Grove Street Historic District
01979-03-13March 13, 1979
1, 2, 8, 15, and 19 Grove St.
Tarrytown Five 1860s houses built by local well-to-do mostly intact
49 North Salem Town Hall
North Salem Town Hall
01980-09-04September 4, 1980
Titicus Rd.
Salem Center
50 Old Chappaqua Historic District
Old Chappaqua Historic District
01974-07-15July 15, 1974
Quaker Rd.
Chappaqua Farmhouses and other buildings clustered around 1753 Quaker meeting house that was the core of Chappaqua before the railroad.
51 Site of Old Croton Dam
Site of Old Croton Dam
01973-06-19June 19, 1973
In the waters of the New Croton reservoir
52 Old St. Peter's Church
Old St. Peter's Church
01973-03-07March 7, 1973
Oregon Rd. and Locust Ave.
Van Cortlandtville
53 Osborn-Bouton-Mead House Upload image
02004-09-15September 15, 2004
399 Pound Ridge Rd.
South Salem
54 Palmer-Lewis Estate Upload image
01998-08-06August 6, 1998
Black Brook Rd.
55 Patriot's Park
Patriot's Park
01982-06-14June 14, 1982
US 9
Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown 1853 monument to 1780 capture of British Major John André, exposing Benedict Arnold's betrayal of the Continental Army, was one of earliest to a Revolutionary War event. Later the park was a Carrère and Hastings residential development and two girls' schools.
56 Philipsburg Manor House
Philipsburg Manor House
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
381 Bellwood Ave.
Sleepy Hollow Intact colonial-era manor house
57 Philipse Manor Railroad Station
Philipse Manor Railroad Station
01991-03-14March 14, 1991
Jct. of Riverside Dr. and Millard
Sleepy Hollow Restored octagonal Tudorbethan station house, home today to local writers' group, is intact surviving example of early 20th-century commuter rail station
58 Pound Ridge Historic District Upload image
01985-12-30December 30, 1985
Roughly Pound Ridge, Old Stone Hill, and Salem Rds., Trinity Pass and Westchester Ave.
Pound Ridge
59 Joseph Purdy Homestead Upload image
01973-01-25January 25, 1973
Jct. of NY 22 and 116
60 Rehoboth
01979-04-19April 19, 1979
33 Aldridge Rd.
Chappaqua Horace Greeley built what may be the first known concrete building as a dairy barn in 1856; later remodeled into a neo-Gothic house for his daughter by Ralph Adams Cram
61 John D. Rockefeller Estate
John D. Rockefeller Estate
01976-05-11May 11, 1976
Pocantico Hills
Mt. Pleasant Kykuit, the estate of oil magnate and American dynasty founder John D. Rockefeller; open to public tours that also pass by his grandson Nelson's extensive modern art collection.
62 St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Complex Upload image
02006-07-26July 26, 2006
6 Old Post Rd. N
63 St. George's Church
St. George's Church
02012-05-08May 8, 2012
1715 E. Main St.
Mohegan Lake
64 St. John's Episcopal Church
St. John's Episcopal Church
02017-01-31January 31, 2017
8 Sunnyside Ave.
Pleasantville 1912 Late Gothic church with later parish hall and 1800s building used as rectory are prominent local landmarks
65 St. Luke's Episcopal Church
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
02001-01-04January 4, 2001
68 Bedford Rd.
66 St. Mark's Cemetery Upload image
01988-06-23June 23, 1988
E. Main St., corner of St. Mark's Pl.
Mount Kisco
67 St. Mark's Episcopal Church
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
01991-11-21November 21, 1991
Jct. of N. Bedford Rd. and E. Main St.
Mount Kisco
68 St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Rectory
St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Rectory
01978-12-06December 6, 1978
St. Paul's Pl.
Ossining 1834 Gothic Revival church of Sing Sing marble designed by Calvin Pollard is oldest church in Ossining. Now Calvary Baptist Church.
69 Sarles' Tavern Upload image
01979-12-31December 31, 1979
NY 100
Millwood Demolished after 1993 fire
70 Scarborough Historic District
Scarborough Historic District
01984-09-07September 7, 1984
US 9
Briarcliff Manor Seven sites dating to between the 18th and 20th centuries, with a wide variety of Revival architecture styles
71 Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
02009-06-03June 3, 2009
540 N. Broadway
Sleepy Hollow Setting in Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow; his final resting place along with many other famous people.
72 Smith Tavern
Smith Tavern
01983-09-15September 15, 1983
440 Bedford Rd.
Armonk 1770s tavern has played a variety of roles in the history of North Castle. Now used as local history museum.
73 Somers Hamlet Historic District
Somers Hamlet Historic District
02004-04-21April 21, 2004
US 202, New York 100, New York 116, Deans Bridge Rd. and The Lane
Somers Core of village that arose in late 18th and early 19th centuries from junction of two widely used turnpikes; buildings show influence of both Hudson Valley and New England vernacular building traditions.
74 South Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery
South Salem Presbyterian Church Cemetery
02014-09-10September 10, 2014
111 Spring St.
South Salem Veterans of the French and Indian War, Revolutionary War and War of 1812 among those buried here
75 Stepping Stones
Stepping Stones
02004-07-16July 16, 2004
62 Oak Rd.
Katonah Home of Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder Bill W. and his wife Lois in their later lives; AA's Big Book written here; National Historic Landmark designation October 16, 2012
76 Stonecrest Upload image
02004-01-28January 28, 2004
703 Croton Lake Rd.
Bedford Corners
77 Sunnyside
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
Sunnyside Lane
Tarrytown Riverside estate of Washington Irving
78 Taconic State Parkway
Taconic State Parkway
02005-12-08December 8, 2005
Linear north from North White Plains to Putnam County line
Mount Pleasant, Ossining, New Castle, Yorktown Scenic divided highway planned by Franklin D. Roosevelt for state park access. Built between the 1920s and early 1960s, epitomizing peak period of parkway design.
79 Tarrytown Lighthouse
Tarrytown Lighthouse
01979-05-29May 29, 1979
Spans Hudson River
Sleepy Hollow 1883 lighthouse originally stood further offshore, until shore got closer. Only one on Hudson in Westchester and only conical steel lighthouse on Hudson to have family living quarters. Part of the Hudson River Lighthouses TR
80 The Woodpile Upload image
01992-02-10February 10, 1992
Jct. of Croton Lake and Wood Rds.
81 Union Church of Pocantico Hills
Union Church of Pocantico Hills
02002-05-06May 6, 2002
555-559 Bedford Rd.
Pocantico Hills
82 Union Hall
Union Hall
01986-08-28August 28, 1986
NY 116 and Keeler Ln.
North Salem
83 United Methodist Church and Parsonage
United Methodist Church and Parsonage
01982-11-04November 4, 1982
300 E. Main and 31 Smith Ave.
Mount Kisco A Carpenter Gothic church built in 1868, and its parsonage
84 Usonia Historic District Upload image
02012-09-05September 5, 2012
Usonia & Rocky Vale Rds., Laurel Hill & Orchard Brook Drs.
Pleasantville Community of houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright
85 Van Cortlandt Manor
Van Cortlandt Manor
01966-10-15October 15, 1966
U.S. 9, north of the junction with U.S. 9A
Croton-on-Hudson Intact Georgian-style colonial manor house, located much further north than that style is usually found
86 Van Cortlandtville School
Van Cortlandtville School
01989-04-07April 7, 1989
297 Locust Ave.
Van Cortlandtville
87 Waccabuc Historic District Upload image
02015-07-28July 28, 2015
Mead St. & portions of Tarry-A-Bit Dr., Post Office & Chapel Rds.
Waccabuc The district's 524 acres (212 ha) are the core of the Mead family landholdings around which the small hamlet of Waccabuc began developing in 1780, with many buildings from that and subsequent eras.
88 Washington School
Washington School
01987-02-12February 12, 1987
83 Croton Ave.
Ossining 1907 school was first modern school in growing village. Monumentality achieved despite small size by Beaux-Arts style and placement on rise.
89 West Somers Methodist Episcopal Church and Cemetery
West Somers Methodist Episcopal Church and Cemetery
02011-10-25October 25, 2011
199 Tomahawk St.
Somers 1837 chapel-style Greek Revival church with nearby graves of settlers from that era, one of the few remnants of when West Somers was a thriving community. Maintains historical integrity despite extensive renovations.
90 Williams–DuBois House
Williams–DuBois House
01989-05-25May 25, 1989
Grace Ln. and Pinesbridge Rd.
New Castle 1780 house is only known one from that era in town with gambrel roof
91 Witthoefft House
Witthoefft House
02011-02-22February 22, 2011
11 Tallwood Rd.
92 Yorktown Heights Railroad Station
Yorktown Heights Railroad Station
01981-03-19March 19, 1981
Commerce St.
Yorktown Heights 1877 station is one of only three New York and Putnam Railroad stations remaining in county, and one of only two of this size.
93 Isaac Young House
Isaac Young House
02004-08-20August 20, 2004
114 Pinesbridge Rd.
New Castle 1872 Second Empire house built over earlier farmhouse in rural area, unusual for that style. Maintains high level of integrity.

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 George Rohr Saloon and Boardinghouse Upload image
01978-12-01December 1, 1978
1-3 Highland Ave.

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