Brown's Gate - Sloatsburg
Posted by: Vermontish
N 41° 09.439 W 074° 11.447
18T E 567894 N 4556536
Quick Description: Last reminder of a once elegant country home
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/6/2009 4:20:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KX0
These remaining stone pillars and rock walls serve as a reminder of the once elegant entranceway to Cappamore Farm. Built around 1900 as the country estate of Nicholas T. Brown, there was a wooden bridge crossing Sloat's millrace and a steel bridge over the Ramapo River. Cappamore Farm, located eastward on the mountainside, had a panoramic view of the village. The old estate house was demolished in 1956 to permit construction of the New York Thruway. The bridges became hazardous and were removed. A walking trail connects to the nearby site of Sloat's Dam.
Marker Name: Brown's Gate
Marker Type: Other (Explain)
Agency: Sloatsburg Historical Society
City/Town/Village Name: Sloatsburg
Region: Hudson Valley (Region 9)
Dedication Date: Not Listed
Website: Not listed
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