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Title [Edmund S. Crocheron House]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date ca. 1880-1900
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W photograph on off-white cardboard mount. Front view of a 2-story clapboard house with a front porch; there is a 1-story addition at left. There is a low wooden retaining wall in front of the house, with stairs in the center; in front of the wall is a wood rail fence. There is a lamppost on the lawn near the wall. Handwritten inscription on reverse: "Crocheron house / On Arthur Kill Rd - Richmondtown- / Home of Edmund N. [sic] Crocheron / and his wife Lucretia Stephens". Additional inscription added in pencil: "west of Center St."
(Keywords: New York, HRT)

Print size 6 x 8.375
Acquisition Gift of Helen Crocheron Brown
Ownership and History This photo shows the Crocheron family home on Arthur Kill Road (then called Fresh Kills Road) in Richmond, Staten Island. The home was located a short distance south of the Dutch Reformed Church's Parsonage, which is now part of Historic Richmond Town. The household in the 1880 census was Edmund S. Crocheron and his wife Lucretia (Stephens) Crocheron, and children Edmund, Leah, and Stephen.

This photograph was donated to Staten Island Historical Society in 1951 by Helen Crocheron Brown, granddaughter of Edmund S. and Lucretia (Stephens) Crocheron.
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1900
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Associated People Crocheron, Edmund S.
Crocheron, Lucretia (Stephens)
Catalog Number 51.007.0004
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, April 2016.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.