Yonkers, New York
Yonkers, New York is the fourth most populous city in New York State with a population of approximately 200,000, the largest in Westchester County. In 1872, Yonkers was the first city to be incorporated in Westchester County. Yonkers borders the NYC borough of the Bronx and is less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan.
Yonkers is home to the ever popular Hudson River Museum, with its own planetarium, and beautiful parks including Untermyer Park, with magnificent views of the Hudson River, gardens galore and summertime concerts and other events. The City of Yonkers is well known for one of the original outdoor shopping malls at the Cross County Shopping Center, and harness racing at the Yonkers Raceway. In 2006, the city added legalized video slot machine gambling at "Empire City."
Some little known facts about the City of Yonkers: In 1867, the first elevated mass transit system in the world was created there by Charles T. Harvey; Yonkers resident Samuel Tilden, a former governor of New York, was the first presidential candidate to win the popular vote and lose the electoral vote in 1876; and for you golf lovers, it is reported that the first game of golf played in the United States was in Yonkers on Lake Avenue in 1888.
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