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Title [Basket Maker's House on its original site]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1923
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description B&W copy print. Diagonal front and side view of the DuPuy house in New Springville, Staten Island, as seen from across a lawn. It is a small, plain, 1 1/2-story wood frame building with a stone foundation and a porch with four square columns. There is a well at left, and several trees around the house. Part of another house is visible in the distance.
(Keywords: HRT, New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 8 x 10
Ownership and History This simple farmhouse is now Historic Richmond Town's Basket Maker's House. Built ca. 1810, it was the home of several families over the years. Residents included John DuPuy, a waterman, and his family; they lived in the house from 1839 to 1857.

The house was moved to Historic Richmond Town in 1965.
Earliest Date 1923
Latest Date 1923
Subjects Houses
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.0198
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.