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Governor Dewitt Clinton House

Collection: Eugene Armbruster Drawings and Photographs
Date: 1922 Material: Black and white photograph Dimension: 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 400 dpi
Creator: Eugene L. Armbruster Identifier: aql:29879 ela-004747 ela-004747.tif

Description: Governor Dewitt Clinton House - NW of Junction of Maspeth Ave., Maurice Ave., 58th St., and 56th Terrace; Judge Joseph Sackett (d. 1755) built the two-story wood frame mansion with porches around both levels ca. 1725; Governor Clinton (1769-1828) used it as his summer house. The house had Dutch doors and a winding stairway. Judge David S. Jones bought 1842 - he died 1848 and his widow sold it in 1849; then E. Godfrey had 1852, 1860; then P. Grussy 1873, 1891. The east wing was taken down in the 1890's and later the verandas. The property became a picnic park known as Clinton Park, then a tenement, before it burned down in 1933.

Collection : aql:7837

Creator : Eugene L. Armbruster

Date : 1922

Summary/Description : Governor Dewitt Clinton House - NW of Junction of Maspeth Ave., Maurice Ave., 58th St., and 56th Terrace; Judge Joseph Sackett (d. 1755) built the two-story wood frame mansion with porches around both levels ca. 1725; Governor Clinton (1769-1828) used it as his summer house. The house had Dutch doors and a winding stairway. Judge David S. Jones bought 1842 - he died 1848 and his widow sold it in 1849; then E. Godfrey had 1852, 1860; then P. Grussy 1873, 1891. The east wing was taken down in the 1890's and later the verandas. The property became a picnic park known as Clinton Park, then a tenement, before it burned down in 1933.

Subject : Dwellings

Rights : Public domain

Coverage : 56th Terrace, Rust Street, and 56th Drive, Maspeth, Queens, NY

Type : Black and white photograph

Format : Black and white photograph; 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 400 dpi

Identifier : aql:29879 ela-004747 ela-004747.tif

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