'The Old Van Pelt Manor House, in the Original King's Highway Section, Brooklyn, New York,' from the Boston Herald, March 1925.
IMAGE "'The Old Van Pelt Manor House, in the Original King's Highway Section, Brooklyn, New York,' from the Boston Herald, March 1925.", ca. 1925. Printed material, 5 x 7.75in (12.5 x 19.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, CHART_2011. (F129_B79_C61_Brooklyn_Houses_02.jpg
NOTES Built by Dutch colonists in the town of New Utrecht around the 1670s. The house was used by American soldiers, including George Washington, during the Revolutionary War. The house was sold to the city and made a historic landmark in the first half of the twentieth century. It was torn down following a fire in 1952.
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CITATIONBrooklyn Museum Libraries. Special Collections
DESCRIPTION 11 pieces : ill. (some col.) ; 14 x 14 cm.-30 x 37 cm.
CITATION Brooklyn Museum Libraries. Special Collections
IMPRINT [United States]
DATE DISPLAY 1853-1925
CALL NUMBER F129 B79 C61