National Geographic : 1948 Jul
© National Geographic Society +Artist Ivar Evers Entertains Young Visitors in His 236-year-old New Paltz Home Six of the town's old stone dwellings still stand. This, the Abraham Hasbrouck House, has escaped al terations. Walls are 22 inches thick. Several iron latches are embellished with crosses to keep out witches. [ Kodachromes by I. Anthony Sten art In Jonathan Hasbrouck House, Newburgh, George Washington Renounced a Throne From 1782 to 1783 this was the General's headquar ters. shared by Martha. Here he "viewed with abhor rence" the proffer of kingship for "national advantage." +In the parlor a custodian reads an old document.