Category Archives: Architecture

Full Circle!

My name is Matt Moskowitz, and I am an art history major at SUNY New Paltz. This semester, I have returned for another internship at Historic Huguenot Street, and have wasted no time diving back into my blacksmith research. My … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: a 19th century photographic journey (photo 8)

This week’s photograph shows a couple posing with the backdrop of a well known tourist destination. Write a caption about where you think they might be. Remember that your thoughts can be posted right to our blog or to our … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with the Past

The world is changing fast. You would think that a historical society could live comfortably in the past, worrying only about events, places and people that existed centuries ago. But that’s not the case. Historic Huguenot Street, as well as … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Nails

Here at Historic Huguenot Street I have been looking through the book Early American Wrought Iron by Albert H. Sonn. I am starting a project dealing with the metal hardware in the houses on the Street, and Sonn’s book has … Continue reading

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The New Paltz Academy

While going through images to use in our next exhibit, Through the Lens; a 19th century photographic journey, I came across this early photograph of the New Paltz Academy. This massive building once stood down the road from our offices, where the … Continue reading

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Original Hardware

Hi my name is Matthew Moskowitz and I am an intern here at Huguenot Street. Right now I am working on organizing Huguenot St.’s vast collection of blueprints. Here is a diagram of all of the hardware in the Bevier-Elting house. … Continue reading

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