Foxell chose the latter — and yesterday, the Port Richmond home, believed to have been a hostelry stop on a stagecoach route to Philadelphia, was designated a New York City landmark. Built around 1848 for farmer Abraham L. Merrell, it was largely
Updated: 10/26/2011 01:10A
The house/museum, a fine example of Connecticut saltbox architecture, was constructed circa 1750 and purchased by Matthew Curtiss Jr. in 1781. In 1970 the nonprofit, all-volunteer organization purchased and restored the house to its original condition.
Updated: 03/17/2011 11:40P