Category Archives: History

Dear Rowena…

Greetings! This is Ashley Trainor, senior at SUNY New Paltz majoringin history with a minor in anthropology, and Zachary Rousseas, juniorat SUNY New Paltz majoring in history and women’s, gender, andsexuality studies with a minor in political science, and we … Continue reading

Posted in Historical Photographs, History, Research, Slavery, Women | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Talk: John Nagy on Espionage in the American Revolution

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m. Historic Huguenot Street‘s Deyo Hall Broadhead Avenue New Paltz, New York, 12561 Award-winning author John A. Nagy will speak about an intriguing, secret part of the Revolutionary War based on his book Invisible Ink: … Continue reading

Posted in Events, History | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NEWS RELEASE: Historic Huguenot Street Sets New High With $15,000 for 2014 Scholarships

As a demonstration of its ongoing commitment to academic achievement, Historic Huguenot Street is pleased to announce the 13 recipients of a total of $15,000 in scholarships for 2014—a new high for the museum. With the collaboration of the Hasbrouck … Continue reading

Posted in History | 1 Comment

How did they think of those names?

While creating a Family Tree for Jacob DuBois Hasbrouck, a local New Paltz Civil War soldier, I stumbled upon a pretty peculiar family. Rowena Deyo (b. 1812), daughter of Julia Kelsey (1780-1854) and Joseph Deyo (1776-1834), married a man named Stephen … Continue reading

Posted in History | 1 Comment

Calypso, Who Called Herself “Victoire”

My name is Zachary Rousseas, I am a junior at SUNY New Paltz currently pursuing a double major in History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies with a minor in Political Science.  This is my first semester interning at Historic … Continue reading

Posted in History | 3 Comments

Masters of the Trowel

Since 1998, Dr. Joseph Diamond, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at SUNY New Paltz,has been leading an Archaeological Field School on Historic Huguenot Street (HHS). Over the past fifteen years, archaeological investigations performed by both undergraduate and graduate students, have yielded … Continue reading

Posted in Education, History | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Glass Plate Negatives

My name is Kaitlin Mitchell and this coming fall I will be a senior at SUNY New Paltz. I am a geography major with a minor in geology. For the summer of 2013, I am interning at Historic Huguenot Street … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Historical Photographs, History, Internship | Tagged , , | 2 Comments