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The Dyckman House


The Last Colonial Farmhouse in New York City


by
Sondra E. Ganelli
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A typical eighteenth-century Dutch colonial Farmhouse, the Dyckman House is the last of its kind situated in Manhattan, coincidentally the heart of New York. Located at 4881 Upper Broadway in Inwood, I can only describe the house as a breath of silence among the mist of noise. Its quaint appearance and interesting history adds a touch of much needed quiet and simplicity to an area swollen with car noises, twenty- story buildings, and pollution. 


The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is located at the History Department of  Fordham University, New York. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook, and other medieval components of the project, are located at the Fordham University Center for Medieval Studies.The IHSP recognizes the contribution of Fordham University, the Fordham University History Department, and the Fordham Center for Medieval Studies in providing web space and server support for the project. The IHSP is a project independent of Fordham University.  Although the IHSP seeks to follow all applicable copyright law, Fordham University is not the institutional owner, and is not liable as the result of any legal action.

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