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The saga of Sarah Bishop – Part 2


March 17, 2017

Sarah Bishop’s life was totally disrupted during the American Revolutionary War. Kidnapped by British soldiers, she endured sexual abuse until escaping several years later.

Eventually, she made her way to Westchester County, New York, near that state’s border with Connecticut. There she lived the last three decades of her life.

Bishop chose to make her home in a “cave” that was really a small space she found inside a pile of large rocks on the side of a formation known as West Mountain.

She wanted to live the remainder of her life alone – away from society. She became known to loc...

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