Category Archives: Research

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

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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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Tot ziens, À bientôt, See you Later*

This past Sunday I received a BA in History and English during the undergraduate commencement ceremony at SUNY New Paltz. Now that I am thrust into the real world, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on … Continue reading

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Heavy Metal

Earlier this week PJ Preuss (our historic preservation officer) and I drove over the mountain to Aligerville, New York to pay a visit to local blacksmith, Jonathan Nedbor. The purpose of the visit was to drop off a thumb latch … Continue reading

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Flowers Blooming in Deyo Hall

There is a new addition to our gallery in Deyo Hall, a 19th century hexagon quilt. An old label found pinned to this quilt reads “Crib spread – 1824 – Presented by Mrs. Peter W. DuBois – 1900.” In 1900, … Continue reading

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Consider the Source

My name is Kristina Cummings. I am a Junior at SUNY New Paltz and this semester I am interning at Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz. I was given an interesting task last week – an exercise in what training … Continue reading

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