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Collection General Information
Object Name Periodical Excerpt
Title Colonial Dressed Stone Structures
Description Seven-page article (with photographs) appearing on pages 2-8 in the Fall 1975 (volume IV, Number 1) issue of "American Folklife," journal of the American Folklife Society. Article titled "Colonial Dressed Stone Structures" discusses dressed stone houses, V-pointing & flat pointing, brick arches & dressed stone, etc.

Approximately half of the article uses four separate current Trust properties as examples of dressed stone structures: DeTurk House, Keim Cabin, White Horse Tavern, and Douglass Mansion. Other buildings used as examples are the LeVan Manor House, Cook Mansion, Kaufman Manor House.

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Date Fall 1975
Notes Trust only has access to digital copy of page recorded in this database. Physical material is part of a private collection.

Article courtesy of the American Folklife Society, publisher, and Richard Shaner, author.

As of 4/14/2010 copyright permission for use of photographs from this article has not been granted.
People Shaner, Richard H.
Walch, Robert S.
Catalog Number 1008.01.001
Archive Number HPTTX1
Creator Shaner, Richard H.
Search Terms HPTTX
General Text
De Turck
De Turk
DeTurk House
Keim Cabin
Keim Cabin Photo
DeTurk Photo
White Horse Tavern
White Horse Tavern Photo
Dressed Masonry