|Title||[Basket Maker's House on its original site]|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
|Collection||Staten Island Geographic Collection|
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.
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|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.|