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    Relics: Four Relics Related to New York Historic Sites, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including: a large turned wooden ornament, 6" high, with an identifying label on the bottom, that reads, "Piece of Original Beam of Fraunces Tavern. Washington's Headquarters in New York, 1783"; a very attractive covered turned oak box, 2.75" high and 3" in diameter, filled with 19th Century newspaper clippings about Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers, New York, built in 1682, and later home to Frederick Philipse, III, a well known loyalist during the American Revolution; a bottle of granite shards from the installation of Cleopatra's Needle on February 22, 1881; and, a piece of wood and plaster molding, 2" x 1.25, with an affixed paper label, "Oldest House in State of New York. Rye, New York", the note undoubtedly refers to the Timothy Knapp House in Rye, the earliest part was built around 1670.

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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