Hill Homestead

Residential / New York

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 1920’s 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.


Sources

  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.