New Castle Trivia, 8-30-19

Question: In the 1920s, successful businessmen built mansions located on top of hills in Chappaqua, which served as the basis for the name given to them: Hilltopper. The Douglas Grafflin Elementary School occupies a site where a Hilltopper Mansion built by Sigmund Neustadt once stood. What was the name of the estate and mansion?

Answer: Southerleigh

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