New Castle Trivia, 5-10-19

Question: the land that became New Castle lay between the manors of two very prominent Dutch families in New York. What were the names of the manors? Alternately, what were the names of the two families?

Answer: Philipsburg Manor and Van Cortlandt Manor / Philipse and Van Cortlandt

Learn more by visiting the NCHS’s core exhibition, The Story of New Castle, at the Horace Greeley House, Tues-Wed-Thurs-Sat, from 1 pm – 4 pm.

New Castle Trivia, in collaboration with the Town of New Castle eNewsletter.