Discover the evolution of New Castle and its inhabitants, from Native Americans and Quakers to current residents, and how the town grew from a farming community to a thriving suburb of New York City.
Several of Chappaqua’s original homes and structures have been preserved and are still inhabited today. Please note that many of these landmarks are on private land and/or are private residences. Please be respectful of private owners’ rights.
The construction of The Horace Greeley House between 1852 and 1854 accompanied rapid development of downtown Chappaqua after the railroad’s arrival. This residence was the country home of the Greeley family from 1864 until 1873.