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Historians Digging to Find History in The Bronx

Pedestrians walk through an empty lot at the corner of West 230th Street and Fairfield Avenue, a lot that is purportedly once the site of a Revolutionary War fort. (JULIUS CONSTANTINE MOTAL)

The Riverdale Press reports that historians from The Kingsbridge Historical Society are hoping to conduct an architectural dig on vacant lots on Fairfield Avenue at West 230th Street.

Locals believe that the land may have remains of the second of three forts George Washington ordered build on the Spuyten Duyvil Hill to defend the Kings Bridge in 1776.

The landowner, Martin Zelnik, planned to build three custom homes on the site but is not opposed to having the historical society have a dig site as long as they can secure a $2 million liability insurance.

So far, miscommunication between historical society president Nicholas Dembowski and developer Hal Dorfman over terms of creating this have put the site at halt.

Read the full June 9th, 2019 story by Heather J. Smith at The Riverdale Press

The story was also covered by SPECTRUM NEWS NY1….

thisistheBronx news summary by: Alonso Espinoza

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