Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Draper Terrace / Draper Terrace (el callejón Draper)
Hastings-on-Hudson, New York
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One single family and two double-family frame houses in the Hudson Valley cottage style date from the early 1840s to the late 1850s. The double houses were built by the scientist and historian John William Draper as rental property after he bought his Hastings estate in 1847. The older house on the corner was then "modernized" to match the newer ones. David Farragut (inset), commander of the Union Navy, rented the middle house as a refuge during the Civil War for his southern-born wife and son. House photo: 1914.
(el callejón) Draper
Las casas tipo cabaña de estructura simple y doble de valle Hudson datan desde los principios de 1840 hasta finales de 1850. John William Draper, después de comprar su hacienda en Hastings en 1847, decidió construir casas de estructura doble para ser rentadas, La casa más vieja de la esquina fue modernizada para que hiciera juego con las más nuevas. David Farragut, (recuado) comandante de la Unión Naval, alquiló la casa del medio como refugio durante la Guerra Civil para su esposa sureña e
Erected 2006 by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 11.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Museum in the Streets®: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 40° 59.527′ N, 73° 52.686′ W. Marker is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Broadway (U.S. 9), on the left when traveling west on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Washington Ave, Hastings on Hudson NY 10706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Draper Park (a few steps from this marker); Forge Cottage / La Fragua (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Road Leading to Burkely Crest (about 300 feet away); Billie Burke's Reflecting Pool (about 300 feet away); Old Bridge and Reflecting Pool (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Draper Park (about 400 feet away); Hastings' First High Rise / El Primer Edificio de Pisos Multiples en Hastings (about 400 feet away); Henry Draper and His Observatories / Henry Draper y Sus Observatiorios (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hastings-on-Hudson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 13, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.