Romer-Van Tassel Homestead, Elmsford

Photograph by Gray Williams

Westchester County: A History

Field Horne

2018. 257 pages; 225 illustrations, 110 in full color. Softcover, perfect bound. $40.00

"Field Horne's much-needed new book chronicles Westchester history well, and without too much cumbersome detail." -Barbara Davis, New Rochelle City Historian.


Picturing Our Past: National Register Sites in Westchester County

Gray Williams

2003. 492 pages; 615 illustrations, 365 in full color. Clothbound. $45.00

"Picturing Our Past is a feast for the eyes....Meticulously researched, Gray Williams' images and text fix your vision on each subject and then draw you into the heart and soul of its history. A dazzling achievement." —Roger Panetta, Chair, History Department, Fordham University, Marymount.


The Cemeteries of Westchester County

Patrick Raftery

2011. 789 pages in 3 volumes, over 1,200 illustrations. Spiral bound. $75.00

A comprehensive reference work of the County's cemeteries, as well as a detailed history of the families who have settled here over many generations.


The Guide to Genealogical Research in Westchester County, NY

Marjorie, Renino

1986. Revised Edition, 2003. Maps, over 300 pages. Spiral-bound with laminated cover. $45.00

Completely revised and updated, this book is the bible for genealogical research in Westchester.


American Architecture, Westchester County, New York: Colonial to Contemporary

Frank Sanchis

1977. 564 pages, 1,000 illustrations, maps. Clothbound. Only 10 copies available. $75.00

The most comprehensive architectural survey of Westchester architecture, including history, descriptions and photographs of homes, religious and educational buildings, commercial and public.


The Westchester Historian: Volume 85, Number 3, Summer 2009

William Quirin, Ph.D

2009. 66 pages, full color. $15.00

"Under the Apple Tree: the History of Golf in Westchester County." Westchester County played a pivotal role in the history of golf in America. The historian of the Metropolitan Golf Association, Dr. William Quirin, recounts this illustrious history in a special full-color, double issue.


To End the War at White Plains

Moncrieff J. Spear

2002. Maps. 147 pages. Paperback. $12.95

A new examination of the Battle of White Plains and of the events leading up to this important event in Westchester-and United States-history.


History of Westchester County, New York

J. Thomas Scharf

1992 reprint of the original 1886 edition. Maps, illustrations. Two volumes. Clothbound. $150.00

This reprint of Scharf's monumental history has slightly larger type than the original and is printed on acid-free paper. No genealogist or local history buff should be without it.


Personal Name Index to J. Thomas Scharf's History of Westchester County

Compiled by Elizabeth G. Fuller

1988. 160 pages. Paperback. $25.00

An index to the 10,000 personal names in Scharf's History makes that landmark work accessible to researchers, genealogist and local historians.


Lives Well Spent: Westchester County Obituaries and Death Notices in the Eastern State Journal, May 1845-April 1875

Compiled by Elizabeth G. Fuller

320 pages. Paperback. $50.00


For Better or Worse: Westchester County Marriage Notices in the Eastern State Journal, May 1845-April 1875

Compiled by Elizabeth G. Fuller

244 pages. Paperback. $45.00


Indexes to Westchester County Names in the Federal Censuses, 1790-1840

Compiled by Elizabeth G. Fuller

676 pages. Paperback. Four volumes. Set $50.00, individual volumes $15.00