Bush-Lyon Homestead, November 2012
|Location||John Lyon Park, King St., Port Chester, New York|
|Area||less than one acre|
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|Added to NRHP||April 22, 1982|
Bush-Lyon Homestead is a historic home located at Port Chester, Westchester County, New York. The earliest part was built about 1720. It is a 1 1⁄2-story, five-by-two-bay, frame residence faced in shingles and clapboards. It has a center stone chimney. The rear kitchen wing and 1-story north wing were added about 1800 and the house given its saltbox configuration. In the mid-19th century, the present porch was added with its Doric order piers and a 1-story, gable-roofed wing added. Also on the property are a carriage house, former slave quarters, and a storage building / corn crib. The property was purchased by the village in 1925 from the Bush estate. It served as headquarters for General Israel Putnam, 1777–1778.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Austin N. O'Brien (February 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Bush-Lyon Homestead". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-24. See also: "Accompanying seven photos".
- New York: A Guide to the Empire State (1940), p. 380, at Google Books
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