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Title [Debevoise homestead, Schenck house, Newtown Hotel]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.217
Date 1909
Description The Old Debevoise homestead at Fresh Pond on fresh Pong Road and Myrtle Avenue Road. Old Schenck house- formerly Rapelje- on the old Winfield Road from Newtown. The Newtown Hotel is on the site of the old town-house here a Hotel was kept over a century ago. [handwritten on page]

Text transcribed from "History of Queens County" (1882) by W.W. Munsell & Company.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Debevoise House
Fresh Pond Road (New York, N.Y.)
Myrtle Avenue (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schenck house
Subject Headings Houses
Settlements
Land use
Farms
Hotels
Copyright Public Domain