Burden Preserve

Sheather Road just off Route 128
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Site: 112 acres, divided into two sections, which are not connected. Varied topography, wooded with hardwoods and occasional conifers, some mature trees, stone walls, old stone foundations, rock outcroppings, low wetland areas, slightly sloping and level upland areas, meadows. Second section, north of Sheather Road and west of Harriman Road is primarily lowlands with wetlands along Armonk Road. Uplands along Harriman Road, have immature woodlands, streams flowing down to wetlands in western section, and remnants of wire fencing and other iron and wire constructions.

History: Several parcels making a total 112 acres, purchased in 2003, for $2,5 million of which $2 million was from Bond Act funding, as conservation land.

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