2009-05-21 / Columns
Plowing Over Putnam's Past in the Name of Progress?
A History of the Hill- Agor Farm
The Hill-Agor farm in Mahopac is one of many sites in Putnam that connects us to early American history. And for that reason it is a source of controversy. The farmhouse on this land was built by William Hill, the first property-owner recognized with a deed from Philipse Patent.