Tag Archives: History

Not made in China!

This dinner plate with its pattern entitled Indian Pagoda, was probably made in the 1830s by the Staffordshire pottery firm of Job and John Jackson, one of hundreds of English potteries that produced wares for both the English and American … 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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The Rose of Sharon

This week we hung a quilt in our remodeled Deyo Hall. Here’s some information on the quilt pattern. The Rose of Sharon design was a popular motif in the mid-nineteenth century, making a comeback during the 1930’s. The quilt blocks are often … Continue reading

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