Harrison is a city in Westchester County, New York. It is located twenty-two miles northeast of Manhattan. Harrison is bordered by White Plains, Rye town, Rye city, and Mamaroneck. Purchase, New York is a hamlet of the town of Harrison, and home to the town’s major business district. In Harrison, the Hadden-Margolis House, Stony Hill Cemetery, and United States Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Harrison was established in 1696 by John Harrison, who was given 24 hours to ride his horse around an area which would become his, to fill a debt the King owed to him.
MasterCard International Global Headquarters are in Purchase, a small hamlet of Harrison. In addition PepsiCo, Atlas Air and subsidiary Polar Air Cargo headquarters are in Purchase. Businesses searching for executive suites will find plenty to choose from in both Purchase and Harrison.
Entertainment And Dining Out
TNT is a small restaurant that has a traditional diner-style counter and bar stools, and a small area in the back with a few chairs and tables. The diner offers cereals, eggs, toast, home fries, bacon and other breakfast and lunch staples. It is open daily from 7am-4pm.
The closest international airports to Harrison are JFK and LaGuardia. If you are coming from somewhere local such as Florida, you can fly into Westchester Airport. You can also fly into Newark Airport but it is the furthest away. The New England Thruway (I-95) runs through the town, as well as the Cross Westchester Expressway, and the Hutchinson River Parkway. In addition, I-684 passes through Harrison and ends at the Cross Westchester Expressway and the Hutchinson Parkway. When coming from the North on I-95, use Exit 19, and when coming from the South on I95, use Exit 21. Getting around Harrison is possible on foot but the most common way to get about is by car, for visitors there are taxi services available.