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    • "At Annandale, Christmas Eve 1888"

    • Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.)
    • This image is the only known photograph of the interior of the Bard Home. Taken after Margaret Bard's death, the house was not regularly occupied by John Bard and his second wife Annie Belcher at this time. The room appears to be well appointed and...
    • 101 Hudson Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Spandrels; Porches; Towers; Dormers; Mailboxes; Vases; Flowers; Chimneys;
    • Spandrels run along the top of the entry porch on this house. A gabled portion with shingles extends at the top of the house over the tin roofline. There is also a small tower roof above a three-sided portion of the front of the house. A gabled...
    • 114 South Boulevard, South Nyack, NY

    • Houses;
    • This red brick house has yellow brick trim and a massive stone entry way (not pictured here). It was built as a family home but burned while under construction and several of the family's children were killed. Later, it became part of Nyack College.
    • 1863-06-05 letter from James Thitchener to his sister

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • James Thitchener writes to his sister about his regiment's activities stating that they are on the move and are expecting a clash with the rebel army who are on the way to Bull Run. He hopes to have better success than in the past. James...
    • 1864-10-09 Letter from Johannes Lefevre to his sister, Jane Lefevre

    • Huguenots; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Battlefields; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Correspondence;
    • Johannes writes a letter to his sister and says that it is the first time in three weeks that he is not engaged in some form of marching or fighting. He talks about winning the Battle of Winchester and not getting much sleep that night due to the...
    • 22 Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Business districts; Bricks; Cornices; Friezes (Entablature components); Lintels; Automobiles; Traffic signs & signals;
    • This is a two-story corner brick building with glass storefront. The windows feature decorated lintels and the roofline is a bracketed cornice with frieze. A 'One Way' traffic sign is attached to a street sign indicating this building is opposite...
    • 26 1st Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porches; Spandrels; Balustrades;
    • A hexagonal porch with balustrade supports a hexagonal portion of the home's second story. There is a glassed-in balcony above the entry way with a spandrel and a corbel among other architectural detail. There is a double flat roofline with evenly...
    • 26 Sixth Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Dormers; Gambrel roofs; Porches;
    • The gambrel roof is a repeated element in this house on Sixth Avenue. The federal entry way is shletered by a small porch that extends to the left side. Dormers flank the central portion of the roof.
    • 2nd Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Garages; Stables; Gables; Traffic signs & signals; Snow; Clapboard siding
    • A note indicates that the original use of this building was as a stable. The building is gabled on the front and sides of the building and the roof shingles are diamond shaped. The siding in the front gable is fish-scaled, the siding on the rest of...
    • 309 Main Street, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Friezes (Entablature components); Porches; Bay windows;
    • This L-shaped residence has a scalloped frieze, window frames that have molding all the way around, and a graceful paneled bay window. All of these details differ from others seen in the house photos created for the 1884 Nyack Centennial..
    • 34 Old Mountain Road, Grand View, NY

    • Houses;
    • This is one of the oldest houses on Old mountain Road in Grand View, NY. Built about 1850 by Squire T. Lawrence, it appears that this house was expanded at some time, either by an outright addition or by joining it to another small house. Either...
    • 42 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Bricks; Brickwork; Balustrades; Porches; Spandrels; Traffic signs & signals; Fire hydrants; Utility poles
    • This a front-gabled multi-colored brick home. Brickwork is created all over the home's exterior by setting vertical strips of brick slightly back from the other bricks. The covered front porch features brick sides. Concrete steps are cut into the...
    • 54 New Main Street, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Porches; Balustrades; Spandrels; Pediments; Traffic signs & signals;
    • This is a hip-roofed house with a gabled dormer window and a gable over a hexagonal tower with hooded windows on the second floor. The tower portion of the house has fish-scale shingles. The front porch is decorated with turned posts, balustrades,...
    • 67 Third Avenue, Nyack, NY

    • Houses; Porches;
    • This basic small house on Third Avenue was improved with a side entrance way and a bay window.In the nineteenth century, it would have been occupied by a workingman and his family.
    • 96 Clove Avenue, Haverstraw

    • Photographs; Houses; Roofs; Dwellings; Mansard roofs; Dormers; Pediments; Gables; Porches; Clapboard siding; Chimneys; Hedges (Plants);
    • This is a mansard-roofed home with a large center gabled window with slightly curved sides leading all the way through the roofline. On either side of this centered gable, there are two flat-roofed bay windows that rest on the roof of the...

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