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From: Charles Sullivan <>
Subject: Re: Where/When is Wendover Street ???
Date: Mon, 08 Mar 1999 16:36:57 -0600
The 1910 Polk's Directory of Manhattan and Bronx includes a
Street & Avenue Directory appendix which gives the house numbers
at all intersecting streets. With this description, Joy ought to be
able to match up the street with its current name.
The Wendover Road in Yonkers is in two short stretches which run
roughly parallel to and about 4 or 5 blocks from the Yonkers-Bronx
>Joy Weaver & NYS Rooters, etc.,
>Joy Weaver () e-Mails:
>"Does anyone know where Wendover St or Ave was in abt. 1910? I found it
>in the Manhattan/ Bronx Street Index, but can't find it on a modern
>street map of either borough."
>In 1910, the Bronx was still part of the city and county of New York. The
>Bronx became the 62nd (and last) county in 1914. Prior to 1873, the western
>Bronx (west of the Bronx River and south of the City of Yonkers) was part of
>Westchester County and prior to 1895, the eastern Bronx was also part of
>There may have come a time between 1910 and 1914 when the streets were
>Someone else (I'm sorry but I deleted that e-Mail and thus can not give the
>proper credit) pointed out that there is a Wendover Street in Yonkers. I
>would hazard a guess that the Wendover Street you seek was an extension of the
>Wendover Street in Yonkers.
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