Special Picture # 253 – Lincoln Avenue House, Mount Vernon, NY

This is a picture of the house my great-grandfather built in the late 1890’s on Lincoln Avenue, Mount Vernon, NY. The following pictures were taken in 2013 when my cousin Arla and I took a road trip to Mount Vernon and were able to find the house and actually visit with the current owner. Many of the details Grandpa recalls in his Reminiscences, written in 1960, are no longer there or visible in the present house.

Lincoln Avenue House, Mount Vernon, NY, taken in late 1900’s

 

Fireplace in Lincoln Avenue House taken in 2013

 

Detail of Fireplace and green stone hearth in Lincoln Avenue House, taken in 2013

 

Wood detail around fireplace in Lincoln Avenue House, taken in 2013

 

Original Tile entryway in Lincoln Avenue House, taken in 2013

 

Stained Glass Window on Lincoln Avenue House, taken in 2013

 

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2 thoughts on “Special Picture # 253 – Lincoln Avenue House, Mount Vernon, NY

  1. This is a great post. It’s lovely to see that those interior features have survived. Last year I came across current images of my father’s childhood home through a real estate listing. Also images of the 18th-century farmhouse I grew up in. Very bittersweet. PS: I think you mean 1890s here: “great-grandfather built in the late 1990’s” and late 1800s for the house picture.

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