You are here

J.I. Rapelye House

Collection: Eugene Armbruster Drawings and Photographs
Date: 1923 Material: Black and white photograph Dimension: 4.5 x 3.5 inches; 400 dpi
Creator: Eugene L. Armbruster Identifier: aql:29599 ela-004810 ela-004810.tif

Description: J.I. Rapelye House - (aka Palmer House) View of the west facade across a field, the house was located across from the Abraham Rapelye House, near what is now 94th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. Samuel Fish, son of Nathan, bought the farm in 1715 at "Poor Bowery"; in 1724 Fish bought the adjacent mill from Jesse Kips Heirs. Jonathan Fish (1719-93 - town clerk of Newtown and ancestor of Congressman Hamilton Fish) succeeded his father Samuel; Rapelye owned after; Rapelye had after the Fish Family, then Brown; the house was then owned by C.P. Harris 1873, 1891; C.H. Harris 1896. It was torn down by May 1929.

Collection : aql:7837

Creator : Eugene L. Armbruster

Date : 1923

Summary/Description : J.I. Rapelye House - (aka Palmer House) View of the west facade across a field, the house was located across from the Abraham Rapelye House, near what is now 94th Street and Ditmars Boulevard. Samuel Fish, son of Nathan, bought the farm in 1715 at "Poor Bowery"; in 1724 Fish bought the adjacent mill from Jesse Kips Heirs. Jonathan Fish (1719-93 - town clerk of Newtown and ancestor of Congressman Hamilton Fish) succeeded his father Samuel; Rapelye owned after; Rapelye had after the Fish Family, then Brown; the house was then owned by C.P. Harris 1873, 1891; C.H. Harris 1896. It was torn down by May 1929.

Subject : Dwellings; Roads

Rights : Public domain

Coverage : 94th Street south of Ditmars Boulevard, East Elmhurst, Queens, NY

Type : Black and white photograph

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

Identifier : aql:29599 ela-004810 ela-004810.tif

Related Items

Subject:
Dwellings; Roads
Rights Notice
Public domain


Add new comment

Filtered HTML

  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <blockquote> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <br>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.