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Hill Homestead

The Hill Homestead is an abandoned residence and farm in New York. It was home to Theodore Hill, Jr., a farmer, and politician.

At its peak, the Hill farm, managed by Theodore Hill and Susan Curry, boasted approximately 195 acres 3 for orchards and a dairy. 1

Their son, Theodore Hill, Jr. was elected in the late 1920s as a supervisor in Yorktown, where he served until 1937. 2 He was then elected to the Assembly from the Sixth District in Westchester and served 12 terms until 1960. Hill was then appointed a trustee of the New York State Power Authority, where he ascended to become its vice-chairman. Hill died in December 1987.



  1. Lee, Arthur, and Doris Auser. “Oral History of Theodore Hill, Jr.” Yorktown History. Article.
  2. “Theodore Hill Jr. Dies; Ex-G.O.P. Legislator.” New York Times, 19 Dec. 1987.
  3. “Plate 036, Yorktown 2, Somers 2” Historic Map Works. Map.

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