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This land was seized from the Native Americans in 1696. Jonathan Westbrook, an English officer, built the original portion of this home in 1700. It was purchased in 1924 by the Marshall family, whom throughout the years it remains.
Photographed in Accord, New York, USA

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americana, homes, stone houses, landmarks, historical, catskill mountains, scenic

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  • barnsis
    barnsisover 3 years ago

    What a unique old stone house, what is on the edge of the roof – Solar panels?

  • No solar panels on this place! They are copper flashing to keep ice dams from building on the edges! The small windows upstairs were relevant for look out windows so no large overhangs or porches were built on these revolutionary homes.

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Morag Bates
    Morag Batesover 3 years ago

    How lovely Pamela, nice featurs and stonework.

  • Thank you so much!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Carol2
    Carol2over 3 years ago

    Beautiful home and capture, Pamela!!

  • Thanks Carol!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • JRGarland
    JRGarlandover 3 years ago

    Amazing architecture. Well done!!

  • Thanks much, a great old house!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Evita
    Evitaover 3 years ago

    Beautiful image !!!! ☺♥

  • Thank you!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 3 years ago
    What a beautiful building Pamela, greatt narrative.
  • Much appreciated Malcolm!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Pamela! A great idea with the copper flashing!!

  • Thanks, thought it added charm of years gone by to the house!

    – Pamela Phelps

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRoseover 3 years ago

    Beautiful location and most pleasing architecture!

  • Thanks so much, a charming place in the country!

    – Pamela Phelps

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