Johannes Decker House
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The architectural data form describes this home as the
Johannes Decker House, located near Shawangunk, Ulster Co., New York.
The location of the home is listed as SW of Gardiner on
Red Hill Road and Shawangunk Kill.
Original House built 1720 with additions through
The document further states that "The property was
originally owned by Cornelius and Elsie Ten Broeck Decker. Tradition
states that they built a log house on the site which was followed by the stone
house built by Johannes Decker. The property passed to Decker's sons,
Cornelius, John Depuy & Johannes. The heirs of John Depuy Decker sold
the house to Edward B. Edwards in 1925."
This is the home that was listed in the book
Houses in the Hudson Valley Before 1776," by Helen Wilkinson Reynolds,
1929, The Holland Society, New York; pages 189-190, listed in the
section of this site. The home still exists, as I found it on
to New York in January 2002.