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A New Floor with an Old Look: Bartow-Pell’s “Floor Cloth”

The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is thrilled to unveil a new entry hall floor covering in the manner of the period around 1842, when the residence was completed. The new “floor cloth” replaces linoleum flooring that was laid 35 years ago … Continue reading

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Greek Revival Mystery: Who Designed the Bartow Mansion?

  The present proprietor has lately erected a fine stone house, in the Grecian style, which presents a neat front with projecting wings. Robert Bolton Jr., A Guide to New Rochelle and Its Vicinity, 1842 Robert and Maria Bartow wanted … Continue reading

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