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Fouquet House: 1904

Fouquet House: 1904

1904. "Fouquet House and Delaware & Hudson R.R. station, Plattsburgh, N.Y." Panorama made from two 8x10 inch glass negatives. View full size.

 

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Paul Smith

Glens Falls Times, December 16, 1912:
"Paul Smith, Noted as Adirondack Guide, Dead."

Apollos 'Pol' Smith made fortune in the Adirondacks.

There is also a hamlet called Paul Smiths.

Razing the Roof

The building is selling condo apartments after extensive "modernization", upper floors and roof removed. One apartment retains the classic fireplace and mantel.

https://fouquethouse.plattsburghapts.com/gallery/

Just Fouquet

Q: "Get rid of the fancy roof and porch?"

A: [Thinks . . . and then says:] "Yeah, just Fouquet."

Sans Mansard

The Fouquet House lost its fancy roof and enclosed side porch, but the railroad station seems intact:

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