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Governor Dewitt Clinton House

Collection: Eugene Armbruster Drawings and Photographs
Date: 1922 Material: Black and white photograph Dimension: 4.4 x 2.7 inches; 400 dpi
Creator: Eugene L. Armbruster Identifier: aql:29615 ela-004753 ela-004753.tif

Description: Governor Dewitt Clinton House - Located at the 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. It was later owned by Clinton's son in law David S. Jones 1846; E. Godrey 1852, 1860; P. Grussy Owned 1873, 1891. The wing on the right was taken off in the 1890's, and the verandas were gone by the early 20th Century, the house was divided into tenements before it burned down in 1933. Old painted advertisement on gable end of the house advertises Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco.

Collection : aql:7837

Creator : Eugene L. Armbruster

Date : 1922

Summary/Description : Governor Dewitt Clinton House - Located at the 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. It was later owned by Clinton's son in law David S. Jones 1846; E. Godrey 1852, 1860; P. Grussy Owned 1873, 1891. The wing on the right was taken off in the 1890's, and the verandas were gone by the early 20th Century, the house was divided into tenements before it burned down in 1933. Old painted advertisement on gable end of the house advertises Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco.

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; 4.4 x 2.7 inches; 400 dpi

Identifier : aql:29615 ela-004753 ela-004753.tif

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