In this water color by George Holland we see the upper end of Broad St. as it was in l797. The Dutch house with gabled roof was dated l698 and was built by John Hendricks de Bruyn. It was one of the few old Dutch houses to survive. In l797 it was occupied by James Bryson, a merchant, and Moses Smith.
Posted on July 13, 2011
Beneath the Elmsby
Gloria Waldron Hukle Published August 2020 is the heartfelt story of
the struggles and ever-changing lives of one deeply rooted, gritty, mid
19th century American family, their neighbors and friends, and the
entwining relationships of all as they go about living in a small, rural
New York township before the Civil War.
Available at www.amazon.com and other book sellers.
Family Life and Historical Novel
Gloria Waldron Hukle is the author of five books.
Manhattan Seeds of the Big Apple
Threads An American Tapestry
Souls of the Soil
The Diary of a Northern Moon
newly published "Beneath the Elms" Author Signed copies of "Beneath the Elms and other Hukle titles can be purchased through Heavenly Hollow