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2022 February 19

165 years at “The Point” – Calvert Vaux’s 1855 creation, changing times, and today – Recorded Program

Video Presentation by Jon Lawson for the Rhinebeck Historical Society 165 years at “The Point” – Calvert Vaux’s 1855 creation, changing times, and today. WHAT’S THE POINT? The Point / Hoyt House designed by Calvert Vaux in 1855 is a pivotal example of American Picturesque design. Created three years after the death of Vaux’s mentor […]

Recording of Old Post Road Program

The recording of this program can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLqQphfjlgw A Road Through Time – History of Old Post Road Author Richard Figiel A Road Through Time: Manhattan to the Adirondacks on New York State’s First Road Richard Figiel, author of the book, “A Road Through Time, Manhattan to the Adirondacks on New York State’s […]