Hutchinson River

The Hutchinson River is a freshwater stream located in Southern Westchester County, New York. The river forms in Scarsdale at Brookline Road and flows 10 miles (16 km) south until it empties into Eastchester Bay in the New York City borough of the Bronx. The river defines New Rochelle's jagged north-western city line, and serves as the boundary between New Rochelle and Scarsdale, New Rochelle and Eastchester, as well as Mount Vernon and Pelham. The river is named for Anne Hutchinson, who came from Rhode Island in 1642 and settled on Pelham Neck to the east of the river, across from where Co-op City is now. She was murdered by a group of Native Americans the following year. The New Rochelle Water Company dammed the Hutchinson River in 1886 and 1907, to create three reservoirs (No. 1, No. 2,…
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